§ Mr. ARMITAGE
asked the President of the Local Government Board what was the total number of certificates of exemption from vaccination granted by courts of summary jurisdiction in 1907; and what was the total number of declarations against vaccination filed with registrars of births during 1908?
§ Mr. BURNS
The total number of certificates of conscientious objection received by the vaccination officers in 1907 was 57,671. The Returns for 1908 are not quite complete, but the total number of certificates and statutory declarations with respect to conscientious objection received458W by the vaccination officers during that year may be stated approximately as 163,000.