HC Deb 05 May 1971 vol 816 c368W
Mr. McElhone

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland, of the additional sum of €5 million allocated to 1973 for social work in Scotland, what amount is expected to be consumed by the operation of the children's panels to the end of that period.

Mr. Gordon Campbell

Direct expenditure by local authorities on the operation of children's hearings over the next two years is estimated at about £1.1 million.