§ Mr. Gordon Wilson
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the income received from dog licences in Scotland for the years 1979–80, 1980–81 and 1981–82; what was the cost of collection for each year; and how many licences were issued in each year.
§ Mr. Allan Stewart
The information requested is as follows:
Income received Cost of collection Number of licences issued 1979–80 £83,774 £162,578 217,350 1980–81 £80,418 £216,079 208,448 1981–82 £74,721 £229,664 193,891
The sums shown above have been rounded to the nearest pound.