HC Deb 25 April 1932 vol 265 cc38-9
50. Mr. PARKINSON (for

asked the Minister of Labour the additional number of persons employed by the Lancashire Public Assistance Committee consequent upon the administration of the means test; and the average weekly cost involved?


On the basis of the accounts rendered by the Lancashire County Council up to the end of December last, the number of additional clerks and investigators employed by them was 224, and the average weekly cost approximately £500.