§ Mr. STEPHEN
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the amount of able-bodied relief paid in Glasgow and Govan for the months ending 15th March, 15th April, and 15th May, respectively, of this year; and how much of such sums in each case was paid in respect of men, women, and dependants, respectively?
§ Mr. JOHNSTON
The following statement shows the weekly expenditure of the parish councils in question on the relief of the able-bodied unemployed during the period from 15th February to 10th May, 1930. I regret that no information is available regarding the allocation of the expenditure on relief amongst men, women and dependants respectively.
Week ended Cost of Outdoor Relief to Destitute Able bodied Unemployed (excluding administrative expenses). Glasgow Parish. Govan Parish. 1930. £ £ 22nd February 7,287 4,944 1st March 7,186 5,118 8th March 7,337 4,860 15th March 7,032 4,836 22nd March 6,471 4,863 29th March 3,710 3,264 5th April 3,999 2,134 12th April 3,593 1,962 19th April 2,858 2,404 26th April 2,684 2,427 3rd May 2,534 2,406 10th May 2,607 3,051* * Period from 4th May to 15th May in the case of Govan.