HC Deb 24 June 1897 vol 50 c556

Resolution reported. That it is expedient to authorise the payment, out of moneys to be provided by Parliament (a) of an addition to the grant payable to School Boards in Scotland under the proviso to Section sixty-seven of the Education (Scotland) Act 1872, by increasing the sum of seven shillings and sixpence therein mentioned by fourpence for every complete penny by which the School Rate therein mentioned exceeds threepence: provided that the said sum as so increased shall not exceed sixteen shillings and sixpence; (b) of an aid grant to Voluntary Schools in Scotland not exceeding three shillings per child for the whole number of children in average attendance in those schools.

Resolution agreed to. Bill ordered to be brought in by the Lord Advocate and Mr. Anstruther.