§ Colonel VAUGHAN-MORGAN
asked the Minister of Health the total amount of loans advanced to necessitous persons by the boards of guardians in the county borough of Barrow-in-Furness and in the metropolitan borough of Poplar during the years 1921, 1922, 1023, and up to September, 1924: what amount of these loans have been repaid; and whether these loans have been greater or less than the relief which would have been given had the borrowers received Poor Law relief under the existing scale?
§ Mr. WHEATLEY
The following statement contains the information required:741W
In each case I understand that the relief given on loan has been granted in accordance with the scale of Poor Law relief for the time being adopted by the guardians.