HC Deb 21 July 1913 vol 55 cc1716-7W

asked the Secretary for Scotland if he is aware that the Home Secretary has provided in the English Mental Deficiency Bill that the full half of all the expenses incurred in the administration of the Act, including interest on loans, will be paid by the Treasury; and if he will provide in Clause 35 that a similar advantageous provision be obtained for Scotland?

Mr. URE (for Mr. McKinnon Wood)

My hon. Friend seems to be under a misapprehension as to the effect of the provision made in the English Bill. I have no reason to suppose that less advantageous provision is made for Scotland than the English Bill provides for England.

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