HC Deb 28 July 1936 vol 315 cc1325-6W

asked the Home Secretary whether he can provide a list of the forms and returns for which his Department is responsible and which have to be filled up and returned at regular intervals by local authorities; and if he will indicate in each case which of these forms or returns has come into existence since 1913?

1913. Sir J. SIMON

The list is as follows:

First issued since

Annual Claims to Exchequer Grant in aid of:—


Motor Patrols (Road Fund Grant).

Approved Schools (under Local Authority management).*

Children and Young Persons committed to the care of a Local Authority as a Fit Person.

Remand Homes.

Probation of Offenders expenses.

Annual Returns of Parental Contributions collected under the Children and Young Persons Act, 1935.

Issued prior to

Annual Returns of all pensions, gratuities, etc., granted under the provisions of the Acts relating to Police Pensions.

Annual Report by the Medical Officers of Health on the administration of the Factory and Workshop Act.

Quinquennial Returns under the Explosives Act, 1875.

* The present form of claim to Exchequer Grant came into use since 1913. Prior to that date Managers of Approved Schools (at that time known as Reformatory and Industrial Schools) claimed grant on returns designed to meet the requirements of the capitation grant then in existence.