§ 24. Mr. D. GRENFELL
asked the Minister of Health if he can give an estimate of the additional expenditure incurred by public assistance committees in Glamorganshire for the provision of medical services and treatment, including maternity services, to unemployed persons who have ceased to be eligible for medical benefits under the National Health Insurance Acts?
§ The MINISTER of HEALTH (Sir Hilton Young)
I will commuicate with the public assistance authorities in this county, and will let the hon. Member have such information as is available.
§ 25. Mr. SMEDLEY CROOKE
asked the Minister of Health if he will issue a circular to all public assistance committees recommending an upward revision of scales of benefit in all cases similar to that to which his attention has recently been called by the hon. Member for Deritend (Mr. Smedley Crooke) in which an unemployed man is at present being compelled to try and maintain himself, his wife, and five children on an average amount, after deduction of rent, of 4s. per head per week?
§ Sir H. YOUNG
I am causing inquiry to be made into this case and will communicate further with my hon. Friend as to it.