HC Deb 06 February 1939 vol 343 c660W
Mr. Poole

asked the Minister of Health how many persons in receipt of old age pensions in the administrative county of Staffordshire were compelled to seek public assistance during the year 1938?

Mr. Elliot

The particulars asked for by the hon. Member are not available in my Department, but on the 1st January, 1939, there were 2,347 old age pensioners in the administrative county of Stafford in receipt of poor relief.