§ 29. Mr. Ross
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether there has 473 been an increase or decrease in rate-borne expenditure by Scottish local authorities between 1951 and the latest available year; and if he will state, in respect of all Scottish local authorities, the actual increase or decrease between these years.
§ Mr. G. Campbell
I would refer the hon. Gentleman to the reply given to the hon. Member for Dunbartonshire, East (Mr. Bence) on 15th July.