HC Deb 25 July 2000 vol 354 c532W
5. Mr. Gray

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the Government's plans for the level of parliamentary representation at Westminster from Scotland. [130571]

Dr. Reid

Section 86 of the Scotland Act removed the statutory minimum of 71 Scottish MPs. It is now a matter for the Boundary Commission for Scotland to propose the future number of constituencies in Scotland.

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