§ 7. Mr. David Stewart
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the future of oil fabrication in the highlands and islands. 
§ Mr. Wilson
I am a member of Pilot, the successor body to the Oil and Gas Industries Task Force. It has set up a support group for the oil fabrication sector, involving government agencies and the industry. The group is charged with identifying the way forward, and ensuring that the skills base is maintained.