HC Deb 15 June 1910 vol 17 c1310

asked how many surcharges have been made during the past three years by the Local Government Board or its auditors upon members of local authorities; and to what extent have such surcharges been enforced or remitted?


I am unable to give the total number of surcharges made by the district auditors on members of local authorities; but as regards cases in which appeals were made to the Board against such surcharges, the facts are that during the past three years 998 surcharges were remitted by the Board and 165 were confirmed and not remitted. In the latter cases, and all those in which appeals were not made, the surcharges would be enforced by the auditors.