§ 59. Mr. R. YOUNG
asked the Minister of Health how many local authorities have, and how many local authorities have not, made arrangements under Section 1 of the Maternity and Child Welfare Act, 1918?
§ Dr. ADDISON
The following local authorities have made arrangements under Section 1 of the Maternity and Child Welfare Act, 1918:
Of the remaining 1,397 sanitary districts, 1,390 are included in County Councils' schemes, and are covered by arrangements made under such schemes. The seven districts in which no arrangements have been or are being made are small urban and rural districts.
- (a) All the 29 Metropolitan Borough Councils (including the Common Council of the City of London);
- (b) All the 82 County Borough Councils in England and Wales;
- (c) All the 62 County Councils in England and Wales, except the London County Council, which has no powers under the Section, and the Glamorganshire County Council;
- (d) The councils of 306 of the 1,703 sanitary districts in England and Wales, including most of the larger non-county boroughs and urban districts