§ Lady Olga Maitland
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what further steps the Government are taking about the operation of Monklands district council. 
§ Mr. Kynoch
The inquiry announced by the then Secretary of State, my right hon. Friend the Member for Galloway and Upper Nithsdale (Mr. Lang), on 28 June is under way and any follow-up action will be determined in the light of its conclusions.