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Local Government (Financial Provisions) (Scotland) Bill

Volume 520: debated on Wednesday 11 November 1953

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"to make provision with respect to the payment of Exchequer Grants to local authorities in Scotland in lieu of the grants payable to such authorities under Part II of the Local Government Act, 1948; with respect to the apportionment of the expenditure of county councils among burghs and landward areas, of the expenses of joint committees and other joint bodies among their constituent authorities, and of the payments made under Part V of the said Act of 1948, for the benefit of local authorities in Scotland by the British Transport Commission, the British Electricity Authority and the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board among those local authorities; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid," presented by Mr. J. Stuart; supported by the Lord Advocate, Mr. Boyd-Carpenter and Commander Galbraith; read the First time; to be read a Second time tomorrow, and to be printed. [Bill 13.]