§ Mr. McMaster
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the progress of his consideration of the application for the prerogative of mercy for and on behalf of Raymond Gilmour. 
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
I refer the hon. Member to my reply of 6 March,Official Report, column 86—87. Inquiries into the matters raised on Mr. Gilmour's behalf are continuing.