HC Deb 11 December 1945 vol 417 cc297-8

Considered in Committee, under Standing Order No. 69.

[Mr. Hubert Beaumont in the Chair]

Resolved: That for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to provide for the payment out of moneys provided by Parliament towards local government expenses in Scotland of a further sum in addition to the General Exchequer Contribution payable under Section fifty-throe of the Local Government (Scotland) Act, 1929, in respect of each of three years and for the apportionment of such sum among the counties and large burghs of Scotland, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of moneys provided by Parliament, of grants to local authorities in Scotland in respect of the year beginning on the sixteenth day of May, nineteen hundred and forty-five and of each of the two following years, of amounts representing respectively Exchequer contributions of one million three hundred and seventy-five thousand pounds, one million five hundred and twelve thousand five hundred pounds and one million six hundred and fifty thousand pounds."—(King's Recommendation signified.)—[Mr. Fraser.]

Resolution to be reported upon Monday next.