§ 56. Sir K. WOOD
asked the Minister of Health whether there is any sum in hand of the £440,000 allotted to necessi- 1675 tous areas in England and Wales except such amount as has been kept for engineering contingencies?
§ 57. Sir K. WOOD
asked the Minister of Health whether he proposes to give any special assistance during the coming winter to necessitous areas; and whether he can state the reply he has given to representations in relation thereto to the South Wales (Monmouthshire) Necessitous Areas Conference?
§ Mr. GREENWOOD
I am not in a position to make a statement on this subject at the present time. I informed the deputation which attended recently from the body mentioned in the question that I would bring their representations to the notice of the Government.