§ 26. Mr. SMEDLEY CROOKE
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the amount paid by the Exchequer for the year ended 31st March last to the unemployment insurance (including transitional payments), the national health insurance, 1259 the contributory pensions (old age, widows 'and orphans'), and the old age non-contributory pensions?
The FINANCIAL SECRETARY to the TREASURY (Mr. Hore-BeIisha)
The amounts paid by the Exchequer for the year ended 31st March, 1933, to the services mentioned by my hon. Friend are as follow:
|Unemployment Fund (including transitional payments)||79,400,000|
|National Health Insurance Fund||6,331,000|
|Contributory Pensions Scheme||11,000,000|
|Old age pensions (including contributory old age pensions where the recipients are over 70 years of age)||39,710,000|