§ Mr. Malcolm MacMillan
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what progress has been made with the South Glendale road scheme in the isle of South Uist; what is the estimated cost; and what is the estimated date of completion.
1938–39 1964–65 In terms of Actual 1939 value of the £. Average rate poundage (including domestic water rate) 11s. 3d. £1 1s. 8d. 7s. 1d. Average rate payment (excluding domestic water rate) per domestic subject £9 10s. 0d. £34 2s. 0d. £11 1s. 8d.
Mr. Edward M. Taylor
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many local authorities in Scotland have announced their rate figures for 1965–66; how many of these have announced increases greater than 4 per cent.; and what is the highest percentage increase and the highest percentage reduction.
§ Mr. Ross
My present information is that 38 authorities have announced their rate poundages, of these 24 have increased by more than 4 per cent. The largest percentage increase is 27.8 and the largest percentage decrease is 9.5.
Island Type of Scheme Proposal submitted Harris … … Major reconstruction … A.859, Tarbert-Rodel; Luskentyre-Seilabost Minor reconstruction … A.859, Tarbert-Rodel; Aline-Ceann-an-Ora B.887, Cliasmol-Langavat North Uist … … New road … Grimsay township road (3rd phase) South Uist … … New roads … South Glendale township road Road to serve Bornish township
I have no detailed information about the Council's proposals for the financial year 1966–67, except that it intends to continue the improvement of the Tarbert-Rodel road.266W