§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether extra resources will be made available to Lothian regional council for the buildings of Leith nautical college and for their running costs; and if he will make a statement as to the future use of the buildings.
§ Mr. Allan Stewart
Detailed discussions are in train between the Scottish Education Department and Lothian regional council about the proposed transfer of Leith nautical college to regional council management. No final decision has yet been taken in this matter.