§ Dr. HASTINGS
asked the Minister of Health which county councils and county borough councils have already transferred their appropriated hospitals to the charge of their public health committees; and which are taking the necessary steps to carry this out?
§ Mr. GREENWOOD
Appropriation of transferred Poor Law institutions for the purposes of the Public Health Acts has already been effected by the London County Council and by the county borough councils of Birmingham, Bradford, Bristol, Cardiff, Coventry, Derby, Halifax, Leicester, Manchester, Middlesbrough, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Oldham, Plymouth, Reading, Rochdale, Southend-on-Sea, Sheffield, Southampton, Sunderland, Warrington, West Bromwich. Applications for consent to such appropriation are at present under consideration from the county councils of Glamorgan and the North Riding of Yorkshire, and from the county borough councils of Burnley and Preston.