§ Sir D. MACLEAN
asked the Secretary for Scotland what is the number of clerks to District Agricultural Committees in Scotland; the number of such committees; the average estimated inclusive expenditure for each district; and the number of agricultural lecturers and demonstrators throughout Scotland whose remuneration by way of grant, or otherwise, is provided or partially provided from funds under his control with the Board of Agriculture for Scotland?
§ Mr. MUNRO
The number of secretaries and executive officers to the committees is 25, of whom one has not 669W yet been appointed. There are 39 committees, and the average inclusive cost of each committee is estimated at £666 per annum. The number of agricultural lecturers and demonstrators, inclusive of central and extension staffs of agricultural colleges, is 147.