§ * THE LORD ADVOCATE (Mr. J. P. B. ROBERTSON,) Bute
No grant is paid under Article 32 (a) of the Scotch Code, which, on the contrary, contains a limitation upon the possible amount of grant. I presume that the hon. Member's question relates to a minute of the Scotch Education Department which was submitted to Parliament removing that limitation so far as Caithness and Sutherland were concerned. The legality of that minute has been questioned by the Comptroller and Auditor-General, and all payments to schools in these counties in excess of the limit imposed by that article have accordingly been suspended until the opinion of the law officers has been obtained on the point.