HC Deb 18 June 1928 vol 218 cc1425-6W

asked the Minister of Health the expenditure in England and Wales in 1926–27 and 1927–28, respec- tively, on out-relief to children boarded out, to persons ordinarily employed, and on other out-relief, in continuation of the 1925–26 figures for these items shown in Table 7 of the Annual Taxation Returns, Part I, 1925–26?


The expenditure by Poor Law authorities in England and Wales in rile financial year 1926–27 on out-relief to children boarded out was £251,432; to persons ordinarily employed and their dependants £15,001,350; and on other out relief £8,661,277. The annual returns for the year 1927–28 have not yet been received, but the approximate amount spent on out-relief in that year to persons ordinarily employed (and their dependants) was £6,920,000 and on all other out relief, £8,163,000.