HC Deb 12 December 1912 vol 45 c776W

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether any Grants will be available for the relief of ratepayers as regards the payment of salaries of tuberculosis officers and sanatorium superintendents and the maintenance of sanatoria and tuberculosis dispensaries in counties where provision is made for patients other than insured persons, apart from the income of county insurance committees, from the capitation Grant of 1s. 3d. per head per insured person?


It is proposed that a maintenance Grant should be given for treating non-insured persons. The scheme proposed as regards this Grant is described in a circular letter recently issued by my right hon. Friend the President of the Local Government Board of which I will send a copy to the hon. Member.


asked the Secretary to the Treasury where the residential institutions are situated in which forty-five out of the eighty-two patients who are receiving sanatorium benefit in the West Riding of Yorkshire are being treated; and of what nature and under what management they are?


The cases referred to are being treated in the following institutions:—

Name of Institution. Management.
Balby Municipal Hospital Doncaster Corporation.
Wensleydale Sanatorium, Aysgarth Private.
Morton Batiks, Hospital Keighley and Bingley Joint Hospital Committee.
Rothwell Hospital Roth well, Methley, and Hunslet Joint Isolation Hospital Committee.
Armley Hospital, Leeds Leeds Tuberculosis Association.
Eldwick Sanatorium Private.
Hemsworth Sanatorium, Brierley Common, Hemsworth Hemsworth Rural District Council.
Felix House Sanatorium, Middleton St. George, Durham Private.

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