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Agricultural Meteorological Unit

Volume 22: debated on Friday 30 April 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence what consultations he has had over the proposed closure of the agricultural meteorological unit in Edinburgh; and if he has yet reached a decision on its future.

The future of the unit was discussed with the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland and the council of the Scottish colleges of agriculture between April and October 1981. The unit closed last December and alternative arrangements were made to supply meteorological information as required.