§ Mr. Ernie Ross
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will (a) publish the number of places at day care centres for the mentally handicapped provided by each regional and island authority, (b) represent these numbers per 1,000 of population for each authority, and (c} show the average per 1,000 of population for Scotland overall.
§ Mr. Younger
The reductions in planned public expenditure form part of a programme designed to bring about radical improvements in the economic climate in Britain. It is not possible to make precise estimates of the effects of such a change, the object of which is to release resources for the expansion of industry and the creation of new jobs.