Motion made, and Question proposed,
That a Supplementary sum, not exceeding £10 be granted to His Majesty, to defray the Charge which will come in course of payment during the year ending on the 31st day of March, 1936, for the Salaries and Expenses of the Department of Health for Scotland; including Grants and other Expenses in connection with Housing, certain Grants to Local Authorities, etc., Grant in Aid of the Highlands and islands Medical Service, Grants in Aid of Benefits and Expenses of Administration under the National Health Insurance Acts; certain Expenses in connection with the Widows', Orphans', and Old Age Contributory Pensions Acts, and other Services.
§ Lieut.-Colonel COLVILLE
This small sum of £10 is necessitated by the sum payable to the National Health Insurance Fund of Scotland being larger than was provided for. I believe that that was largely due to an epidemic of influenza and other illness. That, again, is offset by certain savings on grants towards housing expenses.