§ Mr. Gordon Wilson
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what has been the cost of the Mullwharchar inquiry at Ayr.
§ Mr. Younger
The Mullwharchar inquiry at Ayr lasted for 21 days. The cost442W
or four "O" grades at bands "A" to "C" , (e) five or more "O" grades at bands "A" to "C", (f) one or two "Highers" and (g) three or more "Highers".
§ Mr. Alexander Fletcher
The latest years for which figures are available are Sessions 1976–77, 1977–78 and 1978–79; the relevant figures are shown in the table below.
of mounting the inquiry, holding procedure meetings, preparing and circulating part I of the report and all associated correspondence is £17,719.31.