HC Deb 16 March 1955 vol 538 c1302

Bill to remove the limitations imposed by section one hundred and ninety-one of the Local Government (Scotland) Act, 1947, and by section fourteen of the Public Libraries Consolidation (Scotland) Act, 1887, on the annual expenditure and the power to borrow money of county and town councils for and in connection with public libraries: to facilitate co-operation among statutory and non-statutory library authorities; to authorise the revocation of a decision to adopt the Public Libraries Consolidation (Scotland) Act, 1887; and to extend the lending powers of statutory library authorities, presented by Sir William Darling; supported by Sir Ian Clark Hutchison, Major McCallum, Mr. Rankin, Mr. Malcolm MacMillan, Sir David Robertson, and Mr. Oswald; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Friday and to be printed. [Bill 59.]