HC Deb 12 December 1950 vol 482 cc963-4
22. Mr. McInnes

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the assets per head of population of the Burghs of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee and Aberdeen, respectively, for the year 1949.

Miss Herbison

As the answer includes a table of figures I will, with permission, publish it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Mr. Rankin

Could my hon. Friend give us, for information, the figures as they apply to Edinburgh?

Miss Herbison

I suggest to my hon. Friend that he await the statement.

Lord Dunglass

Could the hon. Lady say what the Question means.

Following is the answer:

According to the abstracts of account the gross assets (exclusive of trust and superannuation funds and items relating to transferred services, e.g., gas, electricity, hospitals), and the net assets per head of population in the four cities at the end of the year 1948–49, were as follows:

Gross Net
£ £
Aberdeen 69 12
Dundee 93 37
Edinburgh 111 84
Glasgow 84 29