HC Deb 23 April 1975 vol 890 c299W
31. Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

asked the Lord President of the Council what steps are being taken to ensure that the Government's recommendation that Great Britain should remain within the EEC is explained to the Scottish electorate.

Mr. Edward Short

A shortened version of the White Paper setting out the results of the renegotiation and the Government's recommendation (Cmnd. 6003) will be sent to every household in Scotland before the referendum. A number of my right hon. Friends will be making speeches in Scotland in the coming weeks. A Government Referendum Information Unit has been set up to provide factual information about the Community and the renegotiated terms of continuing membership of it. Its services are fully available to people in Scotland and it is already dealing with a number of inquiries from Scotland.