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ACCOUNT of the Sum Expended, compared with the Sum Granted, towards the Expense
of Constructing a new HARBOUR OF REFUGE at PETERHEAD, in the Year ended 31st March 1906, showing the Surplus or Deficit upon each Sub-Head of the Vote.
Estimated Amount of Extra Receipts payable to Exchequer
(viz., Sale of Materials, Rents, &c.)
141 4 7
EXPLANATION of the Causes of Variation between Expenditure and Grant. A.--Surplus : Due to delay in letting the contract for light on South Breakwater, owing to alteration in the characteristic of the light.
B.-Surplus : Casual variation.
EXTRA RECEIPTS.— The amount realized by the sale of old stores was more than anticipated.
The Surplus of 6331. 18s. 4d., shown on the Account of the Vote “Peterhead Harbour," for the year ended 31st March 1905, has been surrendered.
Alfred Eyles, November 1906.
I certify that this Account has been examined under my directions, and is correct. Examined,
John A. Kempe, Thos. J. Purchas.
Comptroller and Auditor General.
REPORT OF THE COMPTROLLER AND AUDITOR GENERAL.
1. The aggregate value of the Plant and Stores in hand on the 31st March 1906 Value of
Stock 31st was 37,4711. 168. 3! 1., distributed as follows:
£. 8. d.
6,311 7 6
2. The Surplus to be Surrendered is, as shown by the Account, 6061. 138. 7d.
CLASS I.- continued.
RATES ON GOVERNMENT PROPERTY.
ACCOUNT of the Sum Expended, compared with the Sum Granted, for Rates and CONTRIBUTIONS
in lieu of RATES, &c., in respect of GOVERNMENT PROPERTY, and for Rates on Houses occupied by REPRESENTATIVES of Foreign Powers, and to pay the Salaries and Expenses of the Rating OF GOVERNMENT PROPERTY DEPARTMENT, and a Contribution towards the Expenses of the METROPOLITAN FIRE BRIGADE, in the Year ended 31st March 1906, showing the Surplus or Deficit upon each Sub-Head of the Vote.
CLASS I. continued.
VOTE 13.-RATES ON GOVERNMENT PROPERTY—continued.
EXPLANATION of the Causes of Variation between Expenditure and Grant.
A.-Excess due to the appointment of an Assistant Valuer from 1st January, 1906.
B.—More travelling was necessary than was estimated for.
C.-Several new properties did not come into occupation so early as was anticipated, and the increase in poundage was not so great as was estimated.
D. E. F.-Casual differences.
H.—The increase in the poundage of rates was not so great as was estimated.
1.-Casual difference between estimate and receipts.
The Surplus of 9,9561. 4s. 20., shown on the Account of the Vote “Rates on Government Property," for the year ended 31st March 1905, has been surrendered.
Treasury, 27 November 1906.
I certify that this Account has been examined under my directions, and is correct.
John A. Kempe,
W. M. Martin.