§ Mr. Russell Brown
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if the Boundary Commission for Scotland has decided when to start a general review of constituencies in Scotland. 
§ Mrs. Liddell
The Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986 requires the Boundary Commission for Scotland to submit its next general report between December 2002 and December 2006 and within these limits the Commission has discretion when to start a general review. The Commission, in the exercise of its discretion, will give notice in theEdinburgh Gazette tomorrow, 29 June 2001, of its intention to commence forthwith a general review of constituencies in Scotland.