§ Mr. C. WILSON
asked the Minister of Health for the last year for which figures are available the average weekly cost per head, other than capital and staff charges, in public assistance institutions, apart from hospitals and asylums, for children, men and women, respectively?
§ Mr. GREENWOOD
The specific information desired by my hon. Friend is not available. Details showing the aver-
Rating Area. Total poundage of rates levied for the half-year ending— 31st March, 1928. 31st March, 1930. s. d. s. d. Blackpool County Borough* … †3 9 †3 9 Gateshead County Borough … … †11 2½ †9 4 Howden Rural District … … 6s. 2½d. to 6s. 11d. 5s. to 6s. 10d. Pontardawe Rural District … … 9s. 4d. to 11s. 4d. 7s. to 8s. 6d. Brecon Union: Brecon Borough* … … 5 9 5 5 Crickhowell Union: Brynmawr Urban District … … 14 6 13 3 * These boroughs comprise two or more differentially rated areas. The rates shown were levied in the oldest (or moat central portion) of the borough. † One half of the yearly rate levied.
age weekly cost per inmate in separate Poor Law establishments for children, and in general Poor Law institutions, are contained in Table 13 of Part I of the Local Taxation Returns, England and Wales, for the year ending 31st March, 1929. A copy of this publication can be obtained at the Vote Office.