Clause 54. — (Method of apportionment between authorities of expenditure and grants for purposes of the Fifth and Sixth Schedules.)

Part of Orders of the Day — Local Government (Scotland) Bill. – in the House of Commons at on 22 February 1929.

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Photo of Mr William Watson Mr William Watson , Carlisle

It provides for the apportionment being made on the reduced basis, and applying the same basis to the apportionment. It was a slip in the original drafting. Obviously since the basis on which they are to be apportioned in the future will be the reduced value, it ought to be the basis of allocation between the different areas.