§ Mr. Russell Johnston
asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster when he expects to be able to reply to the letter of the hon. Member for Inverness of 22 November 1979 and announce his intentions regarding all-party talks on devolution.
§ Mr. St. John-Stevas
A reply to the letter from the hon. Member for Inverness was sent on 17 January 1980. An announcement about all-party talks will be made shortly.