HC Deb 07 November 1950 vol 480 cc47-8W
108. Mr. N. Macpherson

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland on what grounds he has rejected the representations made by the South-Western Fire Area for the use of wireless in the Fire Service.

Mr. McNeil

For technical reasons relating to agreements about the use of wavelengths and which have been explained to the Fire Area Joint Committee, an independent system is not practicable, and I have recommended that the Committee should consider combining with the Ayrshire police authorities to establish a joint scheme.