HC Deb 01 February 1955 vol 536 cc880-1
16. Mr. Spence

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland when he expects to publish details of the Government's plans for the future location and arrangement of slaughterhouses in Scotland.

Commander Galbraith

This matter has been examined by the Scottish inter-Departmental Committee on Slaughterhouses whose Report my right hon. Friend has just received and hopes to publish shortly. The Committee's recommendations will require to be discussed with the local authorities and other interests concerned before decisions are reached.

Mr. Spence

Can my right hon. and gallant Friend say whether there will be an opportunity to consider the Report and have a discussion before a final decision is arrived at?

Commander Galbraith

I will certainly consider that matter.