§ Sir G. BOWYER
asked the Minister of Pensions how many cases of ex-service men's pensions have been reopened, although outside the time-limit, during the last five months?
About 180 fresh awards were made during the period referred to, and in addition, medical treatment was provided in some 60 cases of slight wound.
STATEMENT showing the amount of Government Grants received by the Cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Dundee in the local financial year 1928–29, distinguishing the purposes for which the grants were paid. The grants shown below include, in addition to Voted Monies, grants out of the Local Taxation (Scotland) Account and out of the Road Fund. City. For Education. For Highways. For Mental Deficiency. Under the Agricultural Rates Acts, 1896 and 1923.* For Police, Housing, Public Health and all other services. Total. £ £ £ £ £ £ Glasgow … 1,203,028 222,494 31,051 1,198 852,312 2,310,083 Edinburgh … 402,567 109,327 4,779 2,942 302,703 822,318 Aberdeen … 209,809 18,860 1,074 572 80,905 311,220 Dundee … 193,870 28,267 895 323 129,173 352,528 NOTE.—The grant from the Local Taxation (Scotland) Account in respect of Poor Law Medical Relief is paid to Parish Councils. * So much of these amounts as is applied towards the relief of parish rates is paid over to the Parish Councils.