§ Mr. C. BATHURST
asked the President of the Local Government Board how much public money is now expended upon the relief of the poor in England and Wales, and from what sources is it derived
§ Mr. BURNS
The latest complete statistics on this subject are published on pages thirty-five and thirty-six on the Thirty-ninth Annual Repoit of the Local Government Board. They show that of an expenditure of £14,717,000 on the relief of the poor in England and Wales, £11,511,000 was estimated to have been met out of local rates. £2,419,000 out of grants and government subventions, and £787,000 out of other miscellaneous receipts.