Oral Answers to Questions — Local Government and Rating. – in the House of Commons am ar 20 Rhagfyr 1928.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Photo of Mr Alexander Livingstone Mr Alexander Livingstone , Ross and Cromarty


asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether his Department has issued instructions whereby the method of rating a croft in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland has been altered?

Photo of Mr John Gilmour Mr John Gilmour , Glasgow Pollok

I am not aware of any such instructions, but, if the hon. Member will give me the facts on which his question is based, I will make inquiry and communicate with him.

Photo of Mr Ernest Brown Mr Ernest Brown , Leith


asked the Secretary of State for Scotland to state, in each class, the counties, large burghs, small burghs, and landward parishes, respectively, with the highest and lowest estimated loss of rates through de-rating in Scotland and the estimated amount of the losses per annum in each case, together with the estimated loss of yield of a penny rate in each case?

Photo of Mr John Gilmour Mr John Gilmour , Glasgow Pollok

As the answer is in tabular form, I propose, with the hon.

TABLE showing certain particulars as to loss of rates due to de-rating in respect of various groups of Local Government areas in Scotland.

*Estimated amount of Loss of Rates through de-rating.Estimated loss of yield of 1d. rate.
Large Burghs:
Small Burghs:
Landward Parishes:
* Excludes all water Rates and Special District Rates in Counties.