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ADMINISTRATIVE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH. FINANCIAL STATEMENT. THE DISTRICT AUDITORS ACT, 1879 (42 Vict. c. 6) AND THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1888 (51 and 52 Vict. c. 41). TATEMENT OF THE RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURE OF THE COUNTY COUNCIL FOR P THE ABOVE-NAMED ADMINISTRATIVE COUNTY, DURING THE YEAR ENDED THE 31ST MARCH, 1905. PART I.-County Fund Account, excluding Moneys carried to the Exchequer Contribution Account which were not transferred to other Accounts. RECEIPTS other than from Loans. From RATES (1.) For General County Purposes:- Amount of Rate in the £ levied on Assessable Value. s. d. £ s. d. L d. County Rateat. 0 9^ 38942 9 3 Elementary Education at 0 6 20916 0 6 Higher Education at. 0 Of 3157 9 10 Welsh Intermediate at 001 2104 19 11 Total 65120 19 6 Deduct: Amount raised for purposes of Education and entered in Part II. of the Statement. 26657 17 1 —————— 38463 2 5 Grants under the Agricultural Rates Act 1896, and the Agricultural Rates Act, 1896, Continuance Act, 1901 2709 12 2 Repayments by the Prison Commissioners of Ex- penses of Conveyan e and Maintenance of Prisoners. 225 7 8 Other Receipts from the Imperial Exchequer:— County Court Expe,-ses 14 14 0 Rent of Militia Stores 18 0 0 —————— 32 14 0 Fines and Penalties:— Petty Sessional. 1703 8 3 Fees not included elsewhere, namely :— Fees in connection with the Administration of Justice. 1947 19 0 Under Weights and Measures Acts 439 9 11 For Locomotive Licences 129 15 0 Under Motor Car Acts 1896 and 1903. 84 14 0 Explosives. 29 10 0 Theatre Licences 49 15 0 Clerk of the Peace. 67 15 4 Unclaimed Fees, etc 6 11 3 ——————— 2755 9 6 Receipts in respect of Special Services of Police and for Additional Constables For Special Services of Police 183 13 10 For Additional Constables. 1800 0 0 ——————— 1983 13 10 Rents 62 6 0 Interest and Dividends on Investments 3 4 9 Proceeds of Sale of Property Pontnewydd Old Police Station. 325 0 0 Beceipts from other Local Authorities :— County Borough of Newport-Court Fees at Quarter Sessions 1 11 6 Guardians of Pontypool Union—Use of Court Room 0 2 6 Blaenavon U.D. Council-Ditto. 2 7 6 Pontypool R.D. Council-Ditto 1 7 6 Bedwellty U.D. Council—1 year's Rent of Ease- meut 0 6 0 5 15 1 Other Receipts, namely:— Interest on Cash Balances 276 14 7 Sinking Funds and Redemption Funds :— X a. d. Interest accrued to the Funds. 1 10 8 Proceeds of sale of securities in which the fuuds were invested 4453 16 0 4455 6 8 Contribution in lieu of Rates 200 0 0 Sale of Registers. 36 18 0 G. W. Railway, Repair of Road Approaches. 95 0 0 H. L. Simpson—Extraordinary Traffic 400 0 0 Chief Constable-Wages of Con- stables at Swansea, repaid, &c &c 35 14 3 Lyne and Co., Costs Repaid by De- fendants in 21 Cases. 55 10 6 Hire of Screens and Ballot Boxes.. 16 2 6 Miscellaneous 17 12 3 ————— 856 17 6 5588 18 9 Receipts of the Council in respect of Education :— Elementary Education (see detailed statement Part II. (A.) 65381 4 4 Higher Education (see detailed statement Part IL (B.) 9353 16 8 74735 1 0 Total Receipts carried to Summary. 128583 13 4 Transfers from Exchequer Contribution Account.. 26497 12 7 Ditto from Loan Account 0 2 0 Balance at the commencement of the year, namely Capital Moneys. 602 6 1 Uninvested Sinking Funds 0 10 8 As shown in Education Statement, Part II.:— £ s. d. Elementary Education 6352 18 7 Higher Education 11724 14 10 2 ———.——— 18077 13 oh Total Balances 1 18680 10 2! Balance overdrawn at end of the year on General Account 415 18 3 Total £ 174177 16 4t EXPENDITURE other than out of Loans. POLICE:- £ s. d. t s. d. I.-Pay and Clothing (excluding deductions and stoppages paid to Police Pension Fund) 17299 17 1 II.—Police Stations (buildings) 620 7 2 III.—Establishment Charges 2059 2 7 IV.—Other Payments (excluding payments to Pension Fund). 806 3 11 S, a. d. Deductions from Pay of Constables 453 16 0 Sum* received for Special Services of Police and for Additional Con. stables 171 3 11 To supply deficiency in the Fund.. 174 2 1 799 2 0 „ „ 21584 12 9 Mam Roads:— For maintenance and repairs of main roads- In Urban Districts and Rural Districts 20968 10 11 Improvements aud enlargement of main roads- In Urban Districts 455 18 10 In Rural Districts 180 3 3 21604 13 02,1 Payment to Urban Authorities under Section 11 (2) of the Local Government Act, 1888. 2065 18 10 Payments to District Councils under Section 11 (4) of the Local GoverumentAct, 1888 199 3 5 Highways or Public Footpaths not being Main Roads:- I Contributions towards cost of maintenance, repair, enlargement, and improvement 1208 12 0 25078 7 3i Bridges:— Amount expended by the County Council on County Bridges 711 11 11 Lunatics and Lunatic Asylums :— X s. d. (I.) Payments to Visiting Com- mittees for the maintenance of lunatics chargeable to the County 192 3 11 (II.) Quarter Cost of Patients boardedout. 40 19 8 Pensions. 96 15 8 329 19 3 (III.) Expended by the County Council:— For other purposes, namely- Newport Union-Expenses of 2 Lunatics on JusticeE; order. 17 18 11 317 18 2 Administration of Justice, namely :— Criminal Prosecutions (Costs of Prosecutors and Witnesses) .w. 80918 3 Salaries and superannuation allowances of officers 2445 0 0 Assize Courts, aud Petty Session Rooms. 119 19 4 3373 17 Reformatories (other than Reformatories under the Inebriates Act, 1898) 180 7 2 Other County Buildings (maintenance, repair, alteration, and enlargement) Shire Halls and County Council Offices 51 13 2 Diseases of Animals Act, 1894 (including Salaries of Inspectors 127 8 0 Registration of Electors. 330 0 9 Legal and Parliamentary Expenses (exolusive of Law Charges in connection with Prosecutions).. 2154 19 3 Ditto, in respect of Police Cases 30 18 6 Repayment of Loans and Interest:— Principal repaid (out of Sinking Funds). 4453 16 0 Ditto (otherwise) 4750 16 11 Interest repaid 2912 2 1 ————— 12116 15 0 Salaries, or other Remuneration, of Officers and Assistants 3119 6 10 Superannuation Allowances. 106 19 10 Establishment Charges (cost of stationery, books, postage, printing, advertisements, audit stamp, gas and fuel for offices, and rent, rates, taxes, and insurance paid in respect of Offices 1564 16 0 Other Payments, namely.— Conveyance and Maintenance of Prisoners :— X a. d. Repayable by Prison Commis. sioners 237 4 11 Other Payments 128 0 0 „ 365 4 11 Coroners Salaries and Fees. 512 12 8 Other Payments 538 14 1 1051 6 9 Costs of County Council Elections 96 4 3 Fertilizers and Feeding Stuffs Act, 1893, includ- ing salary, &c., of District Analyst 45 0 0 Midwives Act, 1902 2 8 3 Sale of Food and Drugs Acts, 1875 to 1899, in- cluding Remuneration & Expenses of Officers 225 19 8 Shop Hours Acts, 1892 to 1895, including Remu- neration and Expenses of Inspectors 50 10 0 Weights and Measures Acts, 1878 to 1897, in- cludiug Salaries of Inspectors. 1042 8 10 Other Payments, not elsewhere included:— -C s. d. Cost of obtaining Loans 244 2 6 Bank of Euglalld- Purchase of £ 356 14s. Od. at 21 per cent. Consolidated Stock 325 0 0 Ditto, E230 8s. lid. at 2 per cent.,ditto. 210 8 6 Explosives. 47 0 0 826 11 0 3705 13 9 Expenditure of the Council in respect of Educa- tion Elementary Education (see detailed Statement, Part II. (A.) 689241811 Higher Education (see detailed Statement, Part II. (B.) 18385 6 2! —— 87310 5 li Total Expenditure carried to Summary 161895 11 1 Balance overdrawn at commencement of the year on General Account 812 5 9 Balances at the end of the Year, namely:— Capital moneys belonging to the Council, on Deposit at Lloyd s Bank 1714 10 5 As shown in Education Statement, Part II.:— 4 s. d. Elementary Education 2809 6 0 Higher Education 6946 3 1 9755 9 1 Tetal Balances 11469 19 6 Total o-o £ 174177 16 4! Memorandum as to Main Roads I Mileage of Main Roads Mileage of Main Roads repaired Authorities in whose districts the Main Roads are situated, repaired by the County Council by the Urban or Rural during the Year. Authorities during the Year. Miles. Furlongs. Miles. Furlongs. Urban AathoritieS 49 4 14 4 Rural Authorities 41 41. 214 0 Total I. 263 4 14 4 PART II. (A.).—Receipts and, Expenditure in respect of Education, year ended 31st March, 1905.— Elementary Education. RECEIPTS other than from Loans. £ s. d. £ s. d. From Rates 20916 0 6 From Rates raised over parts only of that area under Section 18 (1) (c) and (d) of the Education Act, 1902:— Purpose of Rate. Description of Area. To meet Liabilities on A/c of Loan.. 31 School Boards 5073 0 0 Grant under the Agricultural Rates Act, 1896. and the Agricultural Rates Act, 1896, &c., Continu- ance Act, 1901. 683 0 9 Grants from the Board of Education:- J: s. d. Aid Grant 8663 2 9 Annual Grant in respect of Public Elementary Schools 18997 11 10 Fee Grant 7805 9 7 Additional Grants under Sec. 97 of Act 1870, &c 3511 14 6 38977 18 10 Less amount deducted by the Board of Education under the Elementary School Teachers (Superannuation) Act, 1898.. 391 15 4 38586 3 6 School Fees (including proportion of Fees paid to Managers under Section 14 of the Act of 1902 2 5 8 In Respect of Schools for Blind, Deaf, Defective, or Epileptic Children: Contributions from Parents. 5 6 0 From Other Local Authorities Abertillery—Contribution in respect of Scholars attending Crumlin School under combination agreement, dated 26th July, 1898 50 18 6 Other Receipts 64 9 5 Total Receipts-Elementary Education 65361 4 4 Transfer from Loan Account 0 2 0 Balances: Balances received from superseded School Boards and School Attendance Committees 3269 19 9 Balances brought forward at the commencement of the year (or period) 3082 J 8 10 Total Balances 6352 18 7 Total £ 71734 4 11 EXPENDITURE other than out of Loans £ a. d. £ s. d. I.-Public Elementary Schools :— Purchase of lan aud erection enlargement, or alteration of school buii;lings 88 6 10 Furniture for schools, including repairs 191 15 7 X s. d. Salaries of Teachers. 39639 11 11 Less amounts deducted by the the Council to meet teachers' con- tributions under the Eleme ntary School Teachers (Superannua- tion) Act, 1898. 434 11 8 39205 0 3 Other expenses of mainteIllince of schools:— Books, stationery, apparatus, &c. 2297 3 3 Fuel, light, and cleaning 3736 17 8 Repairs to buildings 789 11 11 Rent. 268 14 7 Rates, taxes, and insurance Co. 580 0 0 Other expenses 37 7 7 7699 15 0 TT T « « — 47184 16 « II.—Industrial Schools:— Contributions to Schools uuder the management < f: South Wales and Monmouthshire Joint Truant Setiool 179 8 0 Cardiff and Barry Truant School.. 57 10 2 —.11.1 — •••••« 236 lS 2 III.—Schools for Blind, Deaf, Defective, or Epileptic Children:- Other Bodies gy 98 Other Expeiises:- IV.-Salaries and other Remuneration of Officers other than Teachers 3373 13 7 V.—Legal Expenses 196 1 4 VI.—Other Expenses of Administration:— Books, Printing, Stationery, &c. 816 16 2 Apparatus and furniture. 411 4 3 Advertising 117 6 7 Cleaning Office. 7 7 4 Postages, &c 120 6 4 Rent, Rates Taxes, &c. 39 14 7 Travelling Expenses of Can,li,in-tes for Appoint- ments and Members attending Conferences. 53 16 6 Audit Stamps—late School Boards. 14 0 0 TTTT y ,T 1580 11 9 VII.—In respect of Loans: — Amount paid for interest and dividends during the year (includint-incom tax). 5612 8 1 Amount of debt repaid during the year Otherwise than out of invested sinking funds or redemption funds 6008 16 10 11621 2 11 X.—Other Expenses:- Contribution t j Annuity Fund paid Board of ? Education 2 4 0 School Board Balances 4662 1 0 4664 5 9 Total Expenditure—Elementary Education 68924 18 11 Balance at the end of the year 2809 6 0 Total JE71734 4 11 PART II. (ia.)-(continued.)-Year ended 31st March, 1905.— Higher Education. RECEIPTS other than from Loans. From Rates raised over the whole area of the Administrative County:— Amount of Rate in the £ levied on Assessable Value. £ s. d. £ s. d. X s. d. Rate under Welsh Interme. mediate Education Act 2104 19 11 At id. Deficiency 191 14 8 ————— 2296 14 7 Rate for Higher Education 3157 9 10 At id. Deficiency 287 12 2 3445 2 0 ————— 5741 16 7 Grants from the Board of Education :— For Secondary Schools and for Education of Pupil Teachers, &c 2296 14 8 For Evening Schools, Institutions for Higher and Technical Education, &c. 762 5 6 3059 0 2 Fees 2 10 0 Other Receipts Sales by Director of Agriculture 163 8 0 Interest on Higher Education Account 49 17 7 Miscellaneous 0 16 6 Rents. 196 15 0 Dividends 82 5 4 Interest 57 7 6 ——-—— 550 9 11 Total Receipts—Higher Education9353 16 8 Transfers from the Exchequer Contribution Account (Local Taxation (Customs and Excise) Duties) 4252 17 9 Balancea:- Balance County Governing Body. 6803 2 3 Balance brought forward at the commencement of the year (or period). 4921 12 7i Total Balances ——————— 11724 14 104 Total £ 25331 9 3§ EXPENDITURE other than out of Loans. I.—Secondary Schools (including Pupil Teachers Centres and Preparatory Classes under the Regulations of the Board of Education) £ s. d. £ s. d' £ s. d. a Maintained by Iho Council:- i. Salaries of Teachers 1031 16 3 ii. Other expenses of main- tenauce. 804 0 6 ————— 1335 16 11 b Aided but not maintained by the Council:- ii. Maintained by other bodies or persons 7642 1 3 8966 18 2 If.-Evening Schools, Irnttutions for Higher and Technical Edu- cation &c. (nnf. ¡nc!u ¡¡n;! training of Teachers) Maintained by the Council :— £ 8. d. i.. Salaries f Teachers 3993 2 9 ii. Oiht-r exp«n es of main- te»enc« 2164 14 1 6157 16 10 III.-Exhibition,,i, inciti,iiii. Scholarships, Bursaries, payment of fee *c. a Tenable at School Failing under Head I. 464 18 8 b Tenable at Schools or Institutions falliticr under Head II 797 10 0 j ■ 1262 8 R V.—Grants to other L c,,ti A ithoruies, not included r" under preceding hen U 1391 16 3 VIII.—Other Expenses of A I ministration Books, Stationery, Printing &c. 280 1 6 Advertising. 6 1 6 Travelling Expense f Caud'dates 12 14 9 Ditto Directors 217 17 2i Postages. 61 7 6 Income Tax 8 6 3 Miscellaneous 18 17 7 595 6 31 Total Expendi,ure -Higher Education 18385 6 24 Balance at the end >f iits year 6946 3 1 Total £ 25331 9 3i PART III.-Receipts from and Expenditure out of Loans ( • unr than Loans under the Education (Provision of Working Balances) Act, 1903.) RECEIPTS FROM LOANS, &c. £ s- d. £ s. d. (I.)-Loans Lunatic Asylums. 25000 0 0 Police Stations 900 0 0 Main Roads 2000 0 0 Total Receipts from Loans carried to Summary 27900 0 0 Balances received from Superseded School Boards 26089 8 1 Total i63989 8 I EXPENDITURE OUT OF LOANS, T i. £ £ s. d. £ s. <1, Tn respect of— (I.)—Lunatic Asylums — Expended by the County Council (Newport County Borough) 25000 0 0 Police Statif)n 1008 1 4 I Chief Constable's Orticti 200 0 0 Main Roads 153 17 10 (II.)—Education ■ 26S61 ,9 2 Public Elementary SehAols 10951 7 3 Public Elementary SehAols 16951 7 3 Public Works Loan Bjrl— Unexpended Balance I of Loan 36 0 0 16987 7 3 Total Expenditure t> it of Loans carried to Summary 43349 6 5 Balances overspent at (!•)•.■ •) emeaient of the year 723 14 5 Transfer to Element ic .tiosi Account 0 2 O Balances of Loan Unu> >< n expended at the end of the year 9916 5 3 Balances of Loan Unu> >< n expended at the end of the year 9916 5 3 Totals £ 53989 8 I PART IV.-Exchequer Contribution Accounts-Sums received and par i ndug year ended 31st day of March, 1905. Tl. of Receipts Account in reppcct of the entered in Year ended 31st March. preceding cols. 1904. 1905. RECEIPTS. x a. d. £ s. d. £ s. d. From the Local Government Board out of the Local Taxation Account, in respect of- The Local Taxation License and Estate Duties. 9793 0 6 35308 0 0 45101 0 6 The Local Taxation (Customs and Excise) Duties, under Section 1 (1) (b) of the Local Taxation (Customs and Excise) Act, 1990 816 17 9 4296 0 0 5112 17 9 Other Receipts Pauper Lunatics. 29 9 0 Medical Officer of Health-Inspec- tor of Nuisances 1 18 4 31 7 1 Total Receipts carried to Summary.. 10641 5 39604 0 0 50245 5 7 Balances brought forward 912 17 4 912 17 4 Total R-eceipto and Balances X11554 2 11 ;e39604 0 0 £ 51158 2 11 Account in respect of the au^TSfe. iqoi St March- entered in EXPENDm-KB. s. d. Grants paid by the Ounity Council under the Local Gov^maient Act, 1888 (I.) To Public Vacciontors, under Section 24 (2) ( i- 21 0 6 (II.) To Boards of Guardians, un- der Sections 24 und iri for- Remuneration of Teachers in Poor Law Schoi,ls 57 10 6 Remuneration of Registrars of Births and Deaths. 74 5 10 Maintenance of Pauper Lunatics.. 6563 4 9 Costs of Union Officers, &c, 5576 11 0 (III). To other Local Authorities in respect of- Salaries of Medical Officers of Health and Inspectors of Nui- sances, under Section 24 1.582 17 9 Total Expenditure cax ned to Summary 81 11 0 13796 19 4 13878 10 « Transfers to other Acrounte of the County Fund:— For purposes of Higher Education (see Part II (B j of this Financial Statement gig 9 3436 0 0 4252 17 tl For maintenance ot Pauper Luna- 7 J tics chargeable tsicOouni1 v. ot 7 k n 1 r- For Pay and Closing f County 1 5 J1 7 5 TM^AiV;ilu> A"• 7 5 8153 7 s Under Section (2) siv.) f the Local Government Act, 1888.. 10655 14 2 3344 5 10 14000 0 0 Total TransferEs ïïm iïïï Tram 26497 12 Balance, incJudmg H'Y"' f fh. nro- < ceeds of the L r ition (Customs and F, ut 10782 0 0 10782 0 0 Total Expeuftfture, Trans. ——————* fers. and tll554 2 11 E39604 0 0 S51168 2 11 /f:i"n!I'