§ MR. THORNE (West Ham, S.)
To ask the President of the Local Government Board whether he will state the total amount of money granted up to date to the various distress committees from the Government grant of £200,000.
§ (Answered by Mr. John Burns.) The total amount paid up to date out of the grant to the Central (Unemployed) Body for London and the distress committees in England and Wales is £84,495. This does not include amounts paid to distress committees in Scotland and Ireland by the Scotch and Irish Local Government Boards out of the portions of the grant allocated to those Departments.