HC Deb 24 February 1927 vol 202 cc1884-5
59. Mr. R. YOUNG

asked the Minister of Health whether stone-pounding has been abolished in all Poor Law unions; and, if not, in which unions this form of work is given to casual tramps?


I am sending the hon. Member a list of the unions in which a task of stone-pounding was imposed in May, 1925, when the last return was made to the Department. In the great majority of cases this task was imposed only for a very small number of the cases admitted.

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