HC Deb 21 March 1928 vol 215 cc377-8
37. Mr. SNELL

(for Mr. LANSBURY) asked the Minister of Health the number of men and women who were received into the Metropolitan Asylums Board's shelter on the Embankment during the last week in January, 1914, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1927, and 1928 respectively; the number sent to casual wards or other Poor Law institutions; the number sent to philanthropic, religious, or other organisations; the number sent to Employment Exchanges or other employment agencies; and the number who were found work ; whether any records are kept as to the previous history of persons using this shelter; and the number of ex-service men who nave passed through since the War, and the average ages of persons dealt with?


My right hon. Friend has asked the Metropolitan Asylums Board to supply him with as much of the information asked for by the hon. Member as is available, and will communicate with him on its receipt.

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