HC Deb 09 October 1924 vol 177 cc740-1W

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?


The following statement contains the information required:

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.