HC Deb 19 October 1966 vol 734 c61W
Mr. Hector Hughes

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will specify the lochs in Scotland which are included in the nature reserves in which the Nature Conservancy studies, under the authority of his Department, the relevant wild life, flora and fauna, indicating recent discoveries of new species or hitherto unknown species of wild life, flora and fauna recently found there.

Mr. Goronwy Roberts

Twelve of the thirty-two National Nature Reserves in Scotland contain lochs varying in size from one to over 3,000 acres. Research is at present being undertaken on Loch Leven. Loch Druidibeg, Morton Lochs and part of Loch Lomond. Such research is not primarily concerned with the discovery of new species of flora and fauna; none in fact has recently been found.