HC Deb 15 July 1964 vol 698 c240W
78. Mr. Hendry

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what has been the percentage increase in the financial contribution to Scottish local authorities by the Central Government since 1951.

Mr. Noble

The percentage increase is 193 per cent. As a percentage of total local authority expenditure grants have increased from 54.6 per cent. to 55.8 per cent.