§ Mr. HARDIE
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?
Mr. W. ADAMSON
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.