HC Deb 04 June 1924 vol 174 cc1279-80W

asked the Minister of Health whether his attention has been called to the alleged unsatisfactory and dangerous state of the drainage system in the St. Margaret's road district of Hanwell and to the serious outbreak of diphtheria of a virulent type in the same district; and whether he will cause inquiry to be made into the adequacy of the drainage system of this large residential district?


I am in communication with the district council regarding this complaint.

found by coroner's inquest to have died of starvation or to have had their deaths accelerated by privation in the year 1923; and their ages and sex, the dates of the inquests, the names of the unions and counties in which the deaths occurred, which, if any, were ex-service men, and which, if any, were tramps and homeless persons?


The following statement gives particulars of persons who were found by a coroner's inquest to have died from starvation or exposure during the year 1923: