HC Deb 22 January 1990 vol 165 c543W
Mr. Kirkwood

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list the Scottish-based organisations which have supported his proposals for reform of the law and procedures related to conveyancing; and if he will make a statement.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

The following Scottish-based respondents to the consultation paper "The Legal Profession in Scotland" expressed support for some or all of the proposed changes to the conveyancing market in Scotland:

  • Citizens Advice Scotland
  • Clydesdale Bank plc
  • Confederation of British Industry, Scotland
  • Dunfermline Building Society
  • National Association of Estate Agents, Scottish Branch
  • Scottish Consumer Council
  • Stuart Wyse Ogilvie, Estate Agents
All representations on the proposals for reform were taken fully into account before the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Bill was introduced.