36. Major WOOD
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement regarding the position of the fishermen's net loan and grant funds?
Mr. W. ADAMSON
With the hon. and gallant Member's permission, I propose to circulate a statement in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the statement:
|Number of grants made||1,883|
|Total amount of grants||26,020|
§ NOTE.—The rate of assistance from the Fund represents approximately 7s. 6d. for each £1 of loss sustained.
|Number of applications for loans received||425|
|Total amount of loans applied for||31,375|
|Number of loans sanctioned||141|
|Total amount of loans sanctioned||5,515|
§ NOTE.—The amount of loans sanctioned represents the amount of loans applied for reduced by the grants made from the Relief Fund. The total amount of grants from the Relief Fund received by those fishermen to whom loans have been sanctioned amounted to £2,245.
§ The total amount granted from the Relief Fund to all applicants for loans was £6,067.