§ Mr. BRIDGEMAN
asked the President of the Local Government Board the cost of the Poor Law administration in Shropshire and in the Oswestry Union in the years 1906, 1907, and in the last year for which complete records are available?
§ Mr. BURNS
The expenditure of the guardians of the unions comprised in the union county of Salop on the relief of the poor and purposes connected therewith during the years ended March 1906, 1907, and 1912, amounted to £82,759, £81,967, and £80,675, respectively. The expenditure of the guardians of the Oswestry Union during the same years amounted to £10,314, £10,476, and £10,249, respectively.