§ MR. CALDWELL (Glasgow, St. Rollox)
asked the Lord Advocate, The amount payable during the past year to each of the three senior Inspectors of Schools in Scotland as salary, as allowance for personal expenses when travelling, and as re-imbursement of actual cost of travelling and incidental expenses?
§ THE LORD ADVOCATE (Mr. J. H. A. MACDONALD) (Edinburgh and St. Andrew's Universities)
The salary of the Chief Inspectors are, as stated in the Estimates, £950, with £9 9s. in the case of Dr. Kerr for the inspection of evening schools. The amounts paid for the year ended December 31, 1886, as personal allowance and re-imbursement of travelling expenses respectively were:—To Dr. Wilson, £51 9s. and £54 9s. 1d.; to Dr. Kerr, £58 16s. and £91 8s. 7d.; to Mr. Ogilvie, £68 5s. and £55 0s. 10d. These items are regulated entirely by the amount of absence from home, and by the nature and amount of travelling required by the Department.