§ Mr. Fairbairn
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will make a statement on the Government's plans for the future of Scottish universities, and the salaries of qualified university teachers in Scotland.
§ Mr. Mulley
All universities, including the Scottish, have now been informed by the UGC of their recurrent grant allocations for 1975–76. I will let the UGC know what is available for allocation in 1976–77 as soon as I can. The decision of the Board of Arbitration on academic salaries which my predecessor announced on 5th June applies to universities in Scotland as to those in England and Wales.