§ Sir W. JENKINS
asked the Minister of Health what number of patients were suffering from tuberculosis in Wales in 1926, 1930, 1931, 1932, and 1933, and what number for each of the years in Glamorgan; what number of recoveries; and whether suitable accommodation has been provided upon leaving the sanatoria?
Sir H. YOUNG
The following are the figures for which the hon. Member asks, according to the returns furnished by the local authorities to the Welsh Board of Health:
recurrent annual liability, which can only be made good to the Exchequer, so long as the Irish Free State continue to withhold payment of the sums falling due, by the continued operation of the Irish Free State (Special Duties) Act.
§ Mr. HEALY
asked the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs the total amount collected now under the Irish Free State (Special Duties) Act, 1932; and the amount in dispute at this date between this Government and the Government of the Irish Free State?
Up to 31st March, 1934, the amount collected under the Irish Free State (Special Duties) Act was £6,490,900 and the amount of the payments withheld by the Irish Free State 331W was £9,673,995. During the current financial year beginning on 1st April, 1934, it was estimated that the amount collected under the Special Duties Act would be £3,560,000, and the payments withheld £4,839,000.