HC Deb 04 June 1996 vol 278 cc405-6W
Dr. Godman

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what recent representations he has received concerning the demolition or retention of the Gourock ropeworks of Port Glasgow; and if he will make a statement. [30180]

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

My right hon. Friend has received no recent representations regarding the Gourock ropeworks. An application for listed building consent to demolish the building has been received by Historic Scotland and is under consideration. A decision on whether my right hon. Friend will call the application in for his own determination will be taken soon.