§ 54. Mr. T. WILLIAMS
asked the Minister of Health the total number of persons who were in receipt of Poor Law relief on 1st March, 1925, 1926, 1927 and 1928?
As the reply contains a number of figures, I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the reply:
§ The total numbers of persons in receipt of Poor Law relief in England and Wales (excluding lunatics in asylums, casuals and persons receiving domiciliary medical relief only), on the Saturdays nearest to the 1st March in the years 1925, 1926, 1927 and 1928 were 1,114,000, 1,266,000, 1,286,000 and 1,203,000.