HC Deb 23 April 1970 vol 800 c152W
Mr. Buchanan-Smith

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what information he has regarding the cost to date to local authorities of implementing the Social Work (Scotland) Bill; what relationship this bears to the estimated cost; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Ross:

No information is available about expenditure by local authorities for the part year which has elapsed since certain provisions of the Social Work (Scotland) Act, 1968 were brought into effect.