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Environment Preservation

Volume 888: debated on Monday 10 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland (1) what plans he has to set up a Scottish Environmental Board;(2) what consultations he has had in connection with the proposed Environmental Board.

I am examining possible arrangements for safeguarding of command paper No 5879 for united Kingdom housing expenditure.

The information relating to housing expenditure in Scotland is as follows:and improving the standards and quality of the built environment in Scotland.

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what steps he proposes to take to ensure adequate scrutiny of the environmental implications of the proposed land nationalisation measures.

:Planning control will continue,and should be reinforced by the community land proposals, which should increase the ability of local authorities to secure the appropriate development of land.