HC Deb 10 August 1888 vol 330 cc336-7
MR. CHANNING (Northampton, E.)

asked the President of the Local Government Board, Whether the inquiry into the outbreak of small-pox at St. Joseph's Industrial Schools, Manchester, will be held immediately, while the fullest amount of evidence is obtainable; whether the Report of the results of the inquiry will be presented to the House before the Civil Service Estimates are taken in the Autumn Session; and, whether the Report will include the original Report of Dr. Oldham, of Monsall Hospital, referred to in his reply of yesterday.

THE PRESIDENT (Mr. RITCHIE) (Tower Hamlets, St. George's)

The inquiry will take place immediately. As to the period at which the result of the inquiry will be received, and as to what the Report will include, it is not for me to say.


asked, Whether the right hon. Gentleman would consent to a Return giving the names and ages of all the patients; their condition as regards vaccination, giving the number of the scars in the same form as that given in the Report of Dr. Oldham, and the course and result of the illness in each case?


I will take care to give the fullest information.


I beg to give Notice that I shall move for such a Return.