HC Deb 01 July 1932 vol 267 c2134W

asked the Minister of Health the number of persons in receipt of outdoor public assistance in the administrative county of Lancashire on 12th November, 1931, and at the latest date at which figures are available; and similar information for Wigan and St. Helens?


The numbers of persons (men, women and children) in receipt of domiciliary poor relief in the areas mentioned on Saturday, 14th November, 1931, and on Saturday, 18th June, 1932 (the latest date for which figures are available) were as follow. Persons in receipt of domiciliary medical relief only are not included.

14th Nov., 1931. 18th June, 1932.
Administrative County of Lancaster. 18,661 23,256
Wigan County Borough 2,496 2,904
St. Helens County Borough. 3,293 4,285