82. Mr. R. WILSON
asked the Minister of Health how many persons are in receipt of out-door relief from the South Shields Poor Law Union who have been disqualified from receiving standard benefits under the Unemployment Insurance Acts?
I am informed by the clerk to the guardians that there are 977 cases in which persons who are in receipt of out-relief have been disqualified from receiving standard benefits under the Unemployment Insurance Acts. The persons so relieved appear to have 1,854 dependants.
§ 84. Mr. H. WILLIAMS
asked the Minister of Health the amount paid in poor relief to persons who were paid such relief because of unemployment during the last three years for which the figures are available?
I will, with permission, circulate in the OFFICIAL REPORT a tabular statement giving the required information.
§ Following is the statement promised:
§ The amount of domiciliary Poor Law relief in money and kind given in England and Wales during each of the last three years to persons ordinarily engaged in some regular occupation, and their dependants, was
|Year ended December, 1923||…||7,465,096|
|Year ended December, 1924||…||5,359,953|
|Year ended December, 1925||…||5,600,425|