HC Deb 24 April 1963 vol 676 c205
19. Mr. Hector Hughes

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will now make a comprehensive statement on the recent Government Aid plan for Scotland of £20 million, giving in detail the allocations to be made to each area and the conditions to be complied with in each case.

£ million
Miscellaneous minor works 2.0 The areas prescribed in S.D.D. Circular 33/1962.
MacBraynes Ferry Ships 1.25 Being built in Aberdeen.
Teacher Training Colleges 1.0 Aberdeen, Bearsden, Edinburgh and Hamilton.
South of Scotland Electricity Board 6.0 Most of this is for strengthening the transmission and distribution networks in the Boards' areas.
North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board 0.5
Additional roadworks 2.5 The counties of Ayr, Bute, Clackmannan, Dumbarton, Fife, Lanark, Perth and Renfrew.
The burghs of Airdrie, Ayr, Clydebank, Coat-bridge, Dumbarton, Dundee, Dunfermline, Glasgow, Lanark, Hamilton, Kilmarnock, Kirkcaldy, Motherwell, Paisley, Port Glasgow and Rutherglen.
New reservoir for Glasgow Corporation 1.0 Glen Finglas, Perthshire.
Tay Road Bridge 4.5
Dunfermline Gas Turbine Generating Station 1.75
£20.5 million

The bulk of this extra investment is for work to be done in the next two years. The miscellaneous minor works had to be started before 31st March and completed within six months of starting. The additional roadworks have to be ready for start by 1st July, 1963 and be capable of completion by 31st December, 1964.

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