HC Deb 02 March 1926 vol 192 cc1223-4

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the amount of relief expended by the Glasgow Parish Council for the months of January, 1925 and 1926, respectively?


The amount paid by Glasgow Parish Council in aliments to destitute able-bodied unemployed persons during the four weeks ended 30th January, 1926, was £27,711. During the four weeks ended 31st January, 1925, the corresponding expenditure was £12,996.

The expenditure on aliments to persons on the outdoor roll in respect of ordinary Poor relief during the month of January is not available. The expenditure on aliments to this class during the four weeks ended 15th February, 1926, was £21,859, and in the corresponding period of 1925, £22,925.

The above figures do not include the cost of relief to mental cases or the cost of relief in institutions regarding which the desired information is not available.