HC Deb 22 May 1905 vol 146 cc945-6
MR. TOULMIN (Bury, Lancashire)

To ask the President of the Local Government Board if he will state the number of children emigrated to Canada by boards of guardians during 1904.

(Answered by Mr. Gerald Balfour.) During the year 1904 the Local Government Board issued Orders authorizing

numbers of pauper children relieved in workhouses and workhouse infirmaries in England and Wales were as follows:—

expenditure by boards of guardians in respect of the emigration to Canada of 374 children.