HC Deb 03 December 1936 vol 318 cc1427-8

asked the Minister of Health whether he will give a list of the county councils which have, under the Local Government Act, 1929, transferred from the public assistance committee to the appropriate committee of the council their powers under the following Acts, respectively: the Public Health Acts, the Mental Deficiency Acts, the Maternity and Child Welfare Act, 1918, and the Tuberculosis Act, 1921?


As the answer involves a tabular statement, I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the answer:

The following county councils have made declarations under Section 5 of the Local Government Act, 1929, that certain assistance is to be provided exclusively by virtue of the Acts referred to in the question, and not by way of poor relief: