HC Deb 01 September 1887 vol 320 c723
CAPTAIN COLOMB (Tower Hamlets, Bow, &c.)

asked the Secretary to the Board of Trade, How many persons per 1,000 of the population have died from starvation or privation in the Metropolis of London and in all Ireland respectively in each of the past five years ending 1st January last?

THE SECRETARY (Baron HENRY DE WORMS) (Liverpool, East Toxteth)

The Board of Trade do not possess the information required by the hon. and gallant Member; but I understand that it may be obtained from Returns supplied by the Home Office and the Irish Office respectively.