§ MR. WEIR
To ask the Lord-Advocate if he will state what sum was paid last year to each county council in the Highland Crofting Counties out of the Equivalent Grant; and will he state approximately to what extent the sum paid to each of these councils will be diminished if the clause in the Education (Scotland) Bill dealing with this grant becomes law.
(Answered by Mr. Scott Dickson.) As the hon. Member is aware, the amount of the Equivalent Grant varies from year to year. On last year's basis, the figures are as follows:—