§ 8. Mr. BUCHANAN
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is aware that the public assistance committee at Montrose are imposing test work on all applicants for able-bodied work; that this is the only committee in Scotland to impose such a test; and if he will take steps to end this practice?
§ The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for SCOTLAND (Mr. Skelton)
I am having inquiries made into the matter.
§ 9. Mr. BUCHANAN
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is aware that Mrs. Wilson, 303, Thistle Street, Glasgow, when being paid her relief from the Greenock Public Assistance Committee has had her 7s. 6d. from health insurance taken into account, and that this practice is illegal; and if he intends to take any steps to prosecute in this case?
§ Mr. SKELTON
I am aware that Mrs. Wilson is receiving relief at the rate of 7s. 6d. a week from the Greenock Public Assistance Committee. I am having inquiries made as to how this figure is arrived at.