HC Deb 13 March 1924 vol 170 cc2605-6W

asked the Minister of Health the names of those boards of guardians mentioned in paragraph 9 of the recent official statement of the Statutory Provisions and Administrative Orders for Public Assistance (1924, Cmd. 201) as having refused to give out-door relief to able-bodied persons at all, even during the worst periods of industrial depression?


The Report quoted in the paragraph to which my hon. Friend refers is the Annual Report of my Department for the year 1921–1922, and my right hon. Friend is sending him a list of unions in which, according to the reports received, no out-door relief was being given to unemployed persons and their dependants at the beginning of 1922.

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