§ Mr. TAYLOR
asked the Minister of Health whether he will furnish detailed illustrative figures for the county borough of Lincoln showing the financial effect of the proposals in the Local Government Bill, 1928, for the first five years' working of the scheme, together with an estimate of the working on a permanent basis at the end of 15 years?
§ Sir K. WOOD
So far as can be estimated on available figures after making full allowance for the transfer of Poor Law, Lincoln would, during the first quinquennium, gain the equivalent of 1s. per head of population as compared with the standard year. It is, of course, impossible to make any forecast of the effect of the scheme in 15 years' time, but it is estimated that if the scheme were brought into full operation at once without any guarantees, Lincoln would gain about Is. per head as compared with the standard year.