HC Deb 01 July 1903 vol 124 cc1018-9

Return ordered, "showing, in respect of each Union and Parish under a separate Board of Guardians in England and Wales, the number of persons of each sex in receipt from Boards of Guardians (a) of indoor relief or (b) of outdoor relief on the 1st day of September, 1903, who were over sixty years of age, distinguishing those who were over sixty and under sixty-five, sixty-five and under seventy, seventy and under seventy-five, seventy-five and under eighty, and eighty years of age and upwards; lunatics in asylums, licensed houses, and registered hospitals; vagrants and persons who were only in receipt of relief constructively by reason of relief being given to wives or children, not being included (in continuation of Parliamentary Paper, No. 36, of Session 1891); and showing in regard to (a) the number of those who, in the opinion of the medical officer of the workhouse, could not satisfactorily take care of themselves owing to mental or physical infirmity."—(Mr. Burt.)