§ Mr. Galbraith
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what, pursuant to his answer of 16 May,Official Report, column 343, was the purpose of the meeting in London between Mr. Alex Pagett and his special adviser.
§ Mr. Rifkind
My answer of 16 May to the hon. Member for Cunninghame, North ( Mr. Wilson) made it clear that the purpose of Mr. Pagett's occasional visits to the Scottish Office in London was to liaise with Ministers and my special adviser.