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Schools, Edinburgh And Glasgow

Volume 487: debated on Tuesday 24 April 1951

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127.

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what capital expenditure was incurred by the local authorities of Edinburgh and Glasgow in their financial years ended 28th and 31st May, 1950, respectively, on the erection of permanent schools, temporary schools, and also what was spent on school furniture and equipment.

Following are the figures:

Nature of expenditureEdinburghGlasgow
££
Permanent schools124,243120,925
Temporary schools131,80991,372
Furniture and equipment:
Capital account19,92217,651
Revenue account13,80339,011
The figures are based upon the Corporation's accounts and include the cost of adaptations and additions to schools as well as of the erection of schools.