HC Deb 12 November 1928 vol 222 c507

"to transfer to county councils and to the town councils of certain burghs in Scotland functions of existing local authorities relating to poor relief, lunacy and mental deficiency, education, public health, and other matters; to amend the Law relating to local government in Scotland; to grant relief from rates in the case of the lands and heritages in Scotland to which the Rating and Valuation (Apportionment) Act, 1928, applies; to discontinue grants from the Exchequer for certain purposes in Scotland and to provide other grants in lieu thereof; and for purposes consequential on the matters aforesaid," presented by Secretary Sir John Gilmour; supported by the Lord Advocate, the Solicitor-General for Scotland, and Major Elliot to he read a Second time upon Monday next, and to be printed. [Bill 4.]