Public Assistance Committee (Greenock).

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland. – in the House of Commons am ar 31 Gorffennaf 1935.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Photo of Mr John McGovern Mr John McGovern , Glasgow Shettleston

63.

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the total amount of expenses incurred in the recent inquiry into the alleged overpayments by the Greenock Public Assistance Committee; and the names of the particular individuals to whom the suns are due and the amounts in each case?

Photo of Mr Godfrey Collins Mr Godfrey Collins , Greenock

As the answer involves a number of figures I propose, with the hon. Member's permission, to circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

The expenses were as follow:

£s.d.
Travelling expenses and fees of the Sheriff of Argyll (Mr. J. R. Dickson, K.C.)72120
Expenses of Assessors—
Mr. J. Mason Allan91010
Dr. T. Ferguson980
Expenses of Clerk—Mr. J. S. Baillie9711
Shorthand Writing—Messrs. W. Hodgo and Company115138
Advertisement in "Greenock Telegraph"—Messrs. Robertson and Scott100
Fees and expenses of Auditor—Mr. J. B. Wallace, C.A.142100
Total£36025