§ DR. MACNAMARA (Camberwell, N.)
I beg to ask the President of the Local Government Board whether he can give figures showing the pauperism of West Ham and Poplar at the present time as compared with what it was at the beginning of this year and on January 1st, 1905.
§ MR. JOHN BURNS
The total number of paupers at West Ham on the 19th instant was 4,057 less than on January 1st last and 9,339 less than on January 1st, 1905. The total number at Poplar was 2,442 less than on January 1st last and 2,875 less than on January 1st, 1905.