HC Deb 16 May 1968 vol 764 cc279-80W
55. Mr. James Hamilton

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will review the general grant for education to give increases to local authorities with new towns in their areas; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Ross

If my hon. Friend has in mind the formula for distributing the rate support grant, this is being reviewed over the next few months by a working party of officials which includes representatives of the local authorities.

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