HC Deb 31 July 1935 vol 304 cc2656-7
63. Mr. McGOVERN

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the total amount of expenses incurred in the recent inquiry into the alleged overpayments by the Greenock Public Assistance Committee; and the names of the particular individuals to whom the suns are due and the amounts in each case?


As the answer involves a number of figures I propose, with the hon. Member's permission, to circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

The expenses were as follow:

£ s. d.
Travelling expenses and fees of the Sheriff of Argyll (Mr. J. R. Dickson, K.C.) 72 12 0
Expenses of Assessors—
Mr. J. Mason Allan 9 10 10
Dr. T. Ferguson 9 8 0
Expenses of Clerk—Mr. J. S. Baillie 9 7 11
Shorthand Writing—Messrs. W. Hodgo and Company 115 13 8
Advertisement in "Greenock Telegraph"—Messrs. Robertson and Scott 1 0 0
Fees and expenses of Auditor—Mr. J. B. Wallace, C.A. 142 10 0
Total £360 2 5