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"Scottish Daily News"

Volume 886: debated on Wednesday 12 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will list the conditions intimated to the Scottish Daily News Action Committee as necessary of fulfilment before sufficient funds will be released to launch the newspaper, indicating which of these conditions have not been fulfilled.

The text of my letter of 25th July to the Chairman of the Workers Action Committee, in which the conditions attached to the Government's offer of a loan were set out, was published in "Trade and Industry" on 1st August 1974. These conditions, which should be regarded as a whole, have not so far been fulfilled, but the offer stands open.

asked the Secretary of State for Industry whether the time limit of 28th February 1975 attached to his offer of selective assistance under the Industry Act 1972 to the Scottish Daily News still stands.