HC Deb 20 May 1992 vol 208 c174W
25. Mrs. Fyfe

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland with which bodies he has had discussions since 10 April on Scotland's constitutional future.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

My right hon. Friend has held no such discussions.

26. Mr. Foulkes

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what consideration he has given to a systematic, thorough but rapid study of the constitutional position of Scotland within the framework of the whole of the United Kingdom.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

The Government are giving careful consideration to ways of making the government of Scotland more responsive to Scotland's needs within the framework of an integrated United Kingdom and will report the results to the House.

28. Mr. Connarty

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many representations he has received on the issue of a multi-option referendum on the future constitutional arrangements for the government of Scotland.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

Since 9 April, my right hon. Friend has received 24 letters about the holding of a referendum on the future government of Scotland, of which 18 were in favour. One small petition has also been received.

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