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CLASS I. continued.
VOTE 8.-REVENUE BUILDINGS- continued.
STATEMENT OF EXPENDITURE FOR NEW WORKS-continued.
£. 8. d. 58,000 7,967 13 8
Difficulties experienced with the foundations delayed completion Total Estimate
and prevented the superstructure being commenced till the Expenditure to 31st March 1906
Balance as compensation for terminating the Contract.
£. 50,032 6 4
It was expected that substantial progress would have been made
before the close of the previous year, but work could not be Total Estimate
£. $. d. 1,680 1,550 13 6
£. 129 6 6
The work could not be commenced as early as anticipated owing Total Estimate
A dispute as to rights of light led to delay in the work towards
course would have fallen on that year, has consequently become Expenditure to 31st March 1906 a charge on 1905-6.
f. 5,200 5,438
Casual variation .
Progress was in excess of anticipation
· £. 3,183 8 1
£ $. d. 1,850 *1,387 16 5
162 3 7
An amount of 14s. Id. for excess fees received by the Quantity Surveyor has been refunded and carried to appropriation in Aid.
The proportion of the total cost falling upon this year was less S Expenditure to 31st March 1906
than had Leen anticipated when this provision was made, and there is a slight saving on the total Estimate.
Total Estimate The contractor's account for fittings was not rendered until after Expenditure to 31st March 1906 the close of 1904-5.
8. d. 11,009 9,197 85
The proportion of the total cost falling upon this year was
greater than had been anticipated when the Estiinate was framed, owing to unforeseen delay in 1901-5.
£ 1,802 11 7
The completion of the work was delayed with the result that Total Estimate
£. 5,060 4,800 6 8
The expenditure to 31st March 1905 proved greater than had
been expected, the charge falling on this year being correspondingly reduced. There is also a slight saving on the total Estimate.
Delay was caused by the failure of the contractors
Expenditure which was expected to have become chargeable Total Estimate
to the year 1904-5 did not come in course of payment till Expenditure to 31st March 1906
£. 8. d. 1,730 1,666 1 6
Disputes as to rights of light and air delayed progress in the
previous year, and consequently increased the charge on 1905-6.
63 18 6