§ Mr. GROVES
asked the Minister of Health the total amounts expended upon 2794W in- and out-door public assistance in England and Wales in the years 1924, 1929, and 1931, respectively?
Sir H. YOUNG
The following statement gives the desired information:—
STATEMENT showing the amounts expended on institutional and domiciliary poor relief in England and Wales during the under-mentioned years (excluding the maintenance of rate-aided patients in mental hospitals). Year ended 31st March Expenditure other than out of loans for capital purposes, or during the year ending 31st March, 1931, other than out of capital receipts. Institutional Relief. Domiciliary Relief. £ £ 1924 … 15,026,563 16,827,268 1929 … 17,176,649 15,499,129 1931 … 16,510,060 13,205,277