HC Deb 11 July 1923 vol 166 c1371W

asked the Minister of Health whether any instructions have been issued by his Department to boards of guardians regarding the prosecution of persons refusing employment and in receipt of Poor Law relief; and, if so, will he state the nature of these instructions, the number of prosecutions that have taken place, and the terms of imprisonment imposed?


No such instructions have been issued by my Department, and the second part of the question accordingly does not arise.

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