HC Deb 17 March 1971 vol 813 c324W
57. Mr. David Steel

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will indicate the percentage of cremations to burials which took place in 1960, 1965 and 1970, respectively.

Mr. Edward Taylor

It is 25 per cent., 33 per cent. and 42 per cent. of total deaths recorded. The figure for last year is provisional.