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Shopping Facilities, East Kilbride

Volume 526: debated on Tuesday 6 April 1954

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he is aware of the long distances which mothers with young children must walk in the Murray and Westwood areas of East Kilbride to do their shopping and at what stage in the development of the former areas he will be satisfied that the population figures merit the building of local shops by the corporation.

The Development Corporation have already built five shops in the Murray area, and two at Westwood, and propose to provide within the next 12 months 13 more in the Murray area, and six more in the Westwood area.