HL Deb 16 November 1982 vol 436 c421

2.54 p.m.

The Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (Earl Ferrers)

My Lords, on behalf of my noble friend Lord Mansfield, I beg to introduce a Bill to amend the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1960; to amend the Tenants' Rights, Etc. (Scotland) Act 1980 so as to extend to tenants of state hospital dwelling-houses the right to buy and the right to discount; and for connected purposes.

I beg to move that this Bill be now read a first time.

Moved, That the Bill be now read a first time.— (Earl Ferrers.)

On Question, Bill read a first time, and to be printed.