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Protected Areas (Orkney And Shetland)

Volume 411: debated on Wednesday 6 June 1945

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asked the First Lord of the Admiralty if he will cancel the regulation under which Orkney and Shetland are scheduled as protected areas.

The Shetlands are being freed immediately; a final decision has not been reached in the case of the Orkneys, but even if the Order cannot be revoked entirely, the area at present covered will be substantially reduced in the very near future.