HC Deb 07 December 1911 vol 32 cc1573-4

asked the Prime Minister with reference to the proposed issue by the Local Government Board of a new order governing outdoor relief, whether, in view of the far-reaching changes which such order is calculated to bring about, he will arrange for the House to have an opportunity of discussing it before it is issued?


It is not anticipated that the order will bring about any far-reaching changes. Its main object is to consolidate and simplify the regulations at present governing out-relief and incidentally to facilitate its administration. As I stated on Monday, I cannot provide facilities for a discussion this Session.