§ 34. Mr. GRAHAM WHITE
asked the Minister of Health the number of persons 1886 in receipt of poor relief on the 1st May, 1934, or on the latest convenient date, and on the corresponding date in 1933?
Sir H. YOUNG
The total number of persons in receipt of poor relief in England and Wales on Saturday, 26th May, 1934, excluding rate-aided patients in mental hospitals, persons in receipt of domiciliary medical relief only and casuals, was 1,349,707. The corresponding number on Saturday, 27th May, 1933, was 1,286,640.