HC Deb 18 February 1929 vol 225 cc798-9W

asked the President of the Board of Education if he can now make any further statement as to the exact distribution of the Mansion House Fund; and whether he can expedite the grants of money in view of the severe winter?


The amount paid out of the Lord Mayor's Fund up to 15th February was £431,957, distributed as follows:

Durham and Northumberland 153,100
South Wales 199,100
West Hiding 22,500
Lancashire and Cheshire 12,500
Midland area (Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire) 7,000
Gloucestershire and Somerset (including Forest of. Dean) 6,000
West Midland area 4,000
Cumberland 3,000
North Wales 3,000
Cleveland District 1,500
Various approved agencies 20,257

The demands of the Divisional Committees upon the Central Fund are being, and will be, met without delay.