HC Deb 24 March 1938 vol 333 c1376
63. Mr. Tomlinson

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury what representations he has received from local authorities asking the Government to institute legislation for the administration of relief funds raised in connection with industrial disasters; what reply he has made to them; and what action he intends to take?

Lieut.-Colonel Colville

A large number of resolutions (in identical terms) have been received from urban district councils on this subject and have been noted. In reply to the last part of the question, I would refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave on 9th March to the hon. Member for Westhoughton (Mr. Rhys Davies).

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