HC Deb 19 April 1905 vol 145 c584
MR. CALDWELL (Lanarkshire, Mid.)

To ask the Lord-Advocate if he can give the total amount of the payments made for the year ending March 31st last under each of the different heads and subheads of the Minute of April 25th, 1904, which provides for the distribution of the General Aid Grant; also the amount at the same date standing at the credit of the Suspense Account.

(Answered by Mr. Scott Dickson.) The total amounts paid for the year ended March 31st, 1905, under the Minute of April 25th, 1904 were—

Under Head I. (a). 11,755
Under Head I. (b). 3,600
Under Head I. (c). 1,430
Total under Head I £16,785

Under Head II. £98,344 13s. 6d.

The amount at the credit of the Suspense Account on 31st March, 1905, was £111,530 Is. There are 107 schools yet to be paid under the Minute. I estimate that the grant for these will amount to—

Under Head I. 500
Under Head II. 5,250
Total £5,750