HC Deb 23 February 1927 vol 202 c1760
59. Mr. BROAD

asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that the Woodstock guardians sent casual vagrants three miles to exchange bread tickets for bread, although there are bakers' shops within a quarter of a mile; and whether he will take steps to put an end to this practice?


My right hon. Friend understands that the hon. Member is referring to the tickets given to casuals entitling them to a mid-day meal on presentation at a bread station on their way from one casual ward to another. Such a station would naturally be at least three miles from a casual ward.