§ Mr. Younger
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will now publish a White Paper giving his revised time-scale for the achievement of the targets detailed in the White Paper on the Scottish Economy, Command Paper No. 2864.
Earl of Dalkeith
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what emergency action he will now take to counteract the deflationary effects of rising Bank Rate on the Scottish economy.
§ Mr. Ross
The measures recently taken by the Government have preserved the Selective Employment Tax premium in the development area; factory building in these areas will continue to expand t and the banks have been asked to continue to have regard to the Government's regional development policies in dealing with applications for advances.