§ Sir W. EDGE
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?799W
§ Lord E. PERCY
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.