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West Of Scotland Agricultural College

Volume 84: debated on Monday 21 October 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the proposed closure of veterinary investigation facilities by the West of Scotland agricultural college.

The veterinary investigation facilities provided by the West of Scotland Agricultural College are part of the college's advisory services to the agricultural industry in their area.My Department will shortly be issuing a consultation paper on the agricultural advisory services in Scotland. Careful consideration will be given to the responses to that document, including those relating to the veterinary investigation service. Meantime no proposals have been made for closure of facilities currently provided.