§ Loan Board will only be remitted in a few cases in which they are regarded as irrecoverable. Fraserburgh is not so regarded, but I am informed that the Loans Commissioners are prepared to restrict for a period of years the amounts to be paid in respect of the debt due to the Board by the Fraserburgh Harbour Commissioners. The figure given in the fifth part of the question appears to be approximately correct. The position of Fraserburgh as regards loans from the Development Fund is engaging my attention in connection with other cases.
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§ Mr. SHINWELL
Is the Secretary of State for Scotland aware that there are 15,000 persons in Scotland interested in this matter, and will he make inquiries in order to see what can be done? Do I understand that the right hon. Gentleman refuses to make inquiries?