§ Mr. YOUNGER
asked the Lord Advocate whether he can state the arrears of assessments in the island of Lewis which were levied up to and including the financial year 1907–8; what is the amount of these assessments for the current year, and how much of this is still uncollected; and what remains unexpended of the bank 157W advance granted, on the guarantee of the Treasury, in November last to meet the pressing necessities of local government?
§ Mr. URE
The information required by the hon. Member is as follows:—
Parish. Arrears of Assessment for years to 15th May, 1908, still outstanding. Amount of Assessment levied for current year. Amount of current year's Assessment uncollected. Amount of Guarant'd Overdraft unexpended. £ £ £ £ Barvas 1,304 1,407 362 30 Lochs 1,471 1,645 205 — Uig 1,801 1,953 1,790 105