HC Deb 16 December 1964 vol 704 cc76-7W
34. Malcolm MacMillan

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the financial school building allocation requested by Ross and Cromarty County Council; what is the current allocation since the recent cuts; how many new schools in the Isle of Lewis it will be able to undertake within the present financial restrictions; and when work on them is to begin.

Mr. Ross

The following is the information requested.

posals to give recognition to the differing needs of the differing regions within Scotland; and what development machinery will be available to the different regions.

Mr. Ross

This will be considered with the new Scottish Economic Planning Council when it has been set up.

44. Mr. Rankin

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland in what respect his economic plan for Scotland differs from that already in existence.

Mr. Ross

There is at present no such plan in existence. Its preparation, within the framework of a national plan for the economy as a whole, will be the task of the new machinery for Scottish economic planning which we have just announced.