HC Deb 08 April 1930 vol 237 c1980W

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the annual charges borne by each local authority for sewerage and sanitary services and all expenses and upkeep, apart from upkeep of the houses or housing schemes?


The following table contains particulars of the expenditure of local authorities in Scotland on certain services during 1925–26, the latest year for which complete figures are available.

Service. Amount of Expenditure.
Sewers, drains, etc. 709,280
Water supply 2,120,414
Cleansing streets, etc. 1,157,511
Hospitals, etc. 536,226
Tuberculosis 611,291
General sanitary operations* 901,252
* Includes maternity and child welfare services, venereal diseases schemes, salaries of sanitary officers, expenditure on public conveniences, nuisances, and numerous small items.