§ Return stating the number of parishes in each county in Scotland of which the patrons upon the abolition of their rights of patronage have renounced the pecuniary compensation of one year's stipend of each parish to which they were entitled under the Act of 37th and 38th Victoria, chap. 82. (1874); also the number of parishes in each county in respect of which the patrons have retained their right to such compensation:
§ Also Return showing the total value of the compensation thus surrendered or retained respectively in each county by the patrons; also the total value of the compensation surrendered by the Crown as patron of Crown livings. The value of the compensation to be computed upon the average sum paid as stipends to ministers of parishes for the five years following 1874.—(The Earl of Minto.)
§ Ordered to be laid before the House.