HC Deb 08 December 1936 vol 318 c1821
30. Mr. J. J. DAVIDSON

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the total amount of Poor Law relief paid in Edinburgh, including the Leith area, for the years 1933 and 1935, respectively?


The total amount of poor relief paid in Edinburgh to outdoor poor for the year ended 31st May, 1933, was £319,815 and for the year ended 31st May, 1935, £379,683.


Will the right hon. Gentleman draw the attention of the right hon. Gentleman who represents the Leith area to this increase in Poor Law relief?