§ Mr. Raymond S. Robertson (Aberdeen, South)
On a point of order, Madam Speaker. Have you received an application for a private notice question from either the hon. Member for Monklands, West (Mr. Clarke) or the hon. Member for Monklands, East (Mrs. Liddell)?
§ Madam Speaker
Order. I do not divulge what applications come my way. That is not a point of order.
§ Mr. Oliver Heald (Hertfordshire, North)
On a point of order, Madam Speaker. This morning's edition of The Scotsman reports that council officials in Monklands say that the practices there—or, rather, malpractices—are widespread in Scottish local government. Have youߞ