§ Mr. Robin F. Cook
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish in the Official Report Appendix II to Circular R371 with an additional column, stating the number of crossings that have been approved for each authority.
§ Mr. McElhone
The information is as follows:
PEDESTRIAN CROSSINGS QUOTAS ALLOCATED TO REGIONAL/ISLAND COUNCILS (BASED ON ESTIMATED POPULATION AT 30TH JUNE 1974) Region/Island Quota Number approved* Borders 20 7 Central 74 44 Dumfries and Galloway 33 22 Fife 97 32 Grampian 135 33 Highland 42 20 Lothian 286 115 Strathclyde 998 379 Tayside 136 35 Orkney 5 — Shetland 5 4† Western Isles 5 — * In most areas these represent the number of crossings included in numerical schemes submitted by authorities and approved by the Secretary of State. In a few cases where authorities have not submitted numerical schemes they represent the number of individual crossings approved. † Approved in principle.