§ 72. Sir W. Darling
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what proportion of the annual expenditure of £10,000,000 in rates on Government property is spent in Scotland.
§ Mr. R. A. Butler
The 1952–53 gross estimate for contributions in lieu of rates on Government property is £10,214,000 for England and £603,950 for Scotland. The Scottish figure is about 1/18th of the total.