HC Deb 11 February 1976 vol 905 c209W
21. Mr. Fairgrieve

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland which has the highest and which the lowest administrative cost per head of the new local authority regions.

Mr. Millan

The latest survey by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Administration shows the estimated cost of administration and management in 1975–76 as ranging from £2.66 per head of population in the Tayside Region to £6.32 per head in the Borders Region.