§ Mr. Canavan
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he has yet issued a draft national policy guideline on sport and recreation containing further guidance on the implicatons of the Taylor report, as indicated in his answer of 27 October 1992,Official Report,column 582; and if he will make a statement.
§ Sir Hector Monro
[holding answer 25 February 1994]: A draft national planning policy guideline on sport and recreation has not yet been issued, but we plan to issue a consultation draft to all interested parties in the course of the coming year.
We will also be issuing shortly a further guidance circular dealing with the safety of terracing at football grounds where clubs outwith the Premier Division have opted to retain standing accommodation.