§ Mr. Russell Johnston
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether the criticisms of his Department of Agriculture made by the sheriff at the fatal accident inquiry held on 1st December into the accident at Uig Pier on 23rd September 1978 have been drawn to his attention; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Hugh D. Brown:
My right hon. Friend is studying the sheriff principal's determination on the inquiry held into the circumstances of the fatal accident at Uig Pier on 23rd September and is considering what action to take in the light of it.