§ Mr. Sillars
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many appointments to membership of the Highlands and Islands Development Board are due to expire before next October.
§ Mr. William Ross
The appointment of Mr. Raffan, a part-time member of the HIDB, expires on 31st October 1974, and that of the chairman and four other members on 31st October 1975. I shall announce the name of a successor to Mr. Raffan as soon as possible.