HC Deb 24 February 1865 vol 177 cc733-4

Select Committee appointed," to inquire into the present system of valuation of Lands and Heritages in Scotland for the imposition of Local Rates, and to report their opinion whether any, and, if any, what alterations may with advantage be made therein; and, in particular, whether it would be advisable, on the one hand, to provide that Poors' Rates, now leviable on a net valuation, should henceforth be leviable on the gross rental, or, on the other hand, whether all local Rates should, like the Poors' Rates, be leviable on the net rental, and one uniform system of ascertaining the same established."—(Mr. Dunlop.)

And on March 8 Select Committee nominated.