HC Deb 07 April 1952 vol 498 c190W
Sir W. Darling

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is aware of dissatisfaction in the present arrangements for livestock transport in the country districts; and if he will take immediate steps to discourage further curtailments of this service.

Mr. J. Stuart

I am not aware of this dissatisfaction, but if my hon Friend will give me more precise details and the districts concerned, I shall be glad to look into the matter with the other interested Departments.

Sir W. Darling

asked the Minister of Food how many livestock collecting depots have been closed or transferred in the last 12 months in Scotland.

Major Lloyd George

A new centre has been opened at Jamestown to replace one closed at Dumbarton because of the sale of the premises for other uses. There have been no other changes.

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