New Clause 7. — (Amendment of Section 339 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act, 1947.)

Part of Local Government (Scotland) Bill – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 9th November 1966.

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As amended, the Statute would mean that such moneys would be confined to events or occurrences in the United Kingdom or funds of direct benefit to persons residing in the United Kingdom. In the case of the Olympics, obviously, the people concerned will be going abroad, or, in the case of the next Commonwealth Games, coming to Edinburgh. I hope that we are all agreed that this is desirable.