§ Mr. Buchanan-Smith
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland (1) at which further education centres in North-East Scotland and in which subjects classes are available for City and Guilds Stage II Certificates in Agriculture;
(2) what steps he is taking to provide City and Guilds Stage II classes in agriculture at further education centres in North-East Scotland, pending the necessary facilities being provided at Clinterty.327W
§ Mr. Ross
The following is the information:
Further Education Centre Stage II Subjects Clinterty Agricultural College (in association with the North of Scotland College of Agriculture). Cereal Crops. Field Crops. Grassland and Forage Crops. Beef Production. Milk Production. Sheep Production. Pig Production. Farm Records and Accounts. Farm Machinery Operations and Care. Laurencekirk Further Education Centre. Farm Records and Accounts. Perth Technical College Cereal Crops. Grassland and Forage Crops. Milk Production. Farm Records and Accounts. Farm Machinery Operation and Care.
It is for the education authorities concerned, either jointly or separately, to assess whether any additional provision of Stage II courses is required during the interim period, and I am ready to consider any proposals put forward to me.