HC Deb 22 January 1970 vol 794 c186W
Q9. Mr. Gordon Campbell

asked the Prime Minister what are the responsibilities of the Minister of State, and Minister of Housing and Local Government relating to sport in Scotland.

The Prime Minister

My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland has statutory responsibility for these matters in Scotland under the Physical Training and Recreation Act, 1937. My hon. Friend the Minister of State at the Ministry of Housing and Local Government has special responsibility for sport in Great Britain as a whole, and where this relates to Scotland, he acts in consultation with my right hon. Friend.