HC Deb 05 June 1934 vol 290 c741

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he is aware of the general demand in Scotland that the Government should take over the financial responsibility for able-bodied relief as from 2nd July; and if he intends to take action in this matter in accordance with the desires of local authorities?

The CHANCELLOR of the EXCHEQUER (Mr. Chamberlain)

I would refer the hon. Member to the reply given by the Financial Secretary to the Treasury on the 18th May to a question by one of the hon. Members for Dundee (Mr. Dingle Foot).