HC Deb 22 May 1905 vol 146 c945
MR. MELVILLE (Stockport)

To ask the President of the Local Government Board if he will state the number of Poor Law children at present boarded-out beyond and within the union respectively.

(Answered, by Mr. Gerald Balfour.) On the 1st January, 1905, the numbers of pauper children in England and Wales who were boarded-out beyond the union and within the union were 1,806 and 6,814, respectively. This is the latest information which is at present available.