HC Deb 11 July 1932 vol 268 cc900-1

asked the Home Secretary why Aberdeen is omitted from the list of cities enumerated, in the list dated 6th July, whose chief magistrates are designated lord provost; and whether he is aware that the claim to the title was recognised and confirmed by Her Majesty Queen Victoria in the year 1863?


asked the Home Secretary whether he will state the reason for the omission of Dundee from the list of cities the chief magistrates of which are styled lord provosts?

The SECRETARY of STATE for SCOTLAND (Major Sir Archibald Sinclair)

No such list as is referred to in these questions has been issued either by my right hon. Friend the Home Secretary or myself. The title "Lord Provost" has

Year. Sittings. Applications. Interlocutory Applications. Salaries.
£ s. d.
1930 48 days 15 245 7,366 7 5
1931 44 days 19 302 7,351 13 6
Half year ending 30th June, 1932 38 days 12 184 3,455 19 0