HC Deb 08 March 1960 vol 619 c234
37. Mr. Thornton

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will arrange that the accounts of the amounts paid to firms and individuals for scrapping machinery under the terms of the Cotton Industry Act, 1959, will be subject to the scrutiny of the Comptroller and Auditor-General and laid before Parliament.

Mr. J. Rodgers

These accounts will be open to inspection by the Comptroller and Auditor-General, and annual accounts showing the total payments under each scheme will be laid before Parliament.