HC Deb 21 February 1939 vol 344 cc224-5W
Mr. Westwood

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he is prepared to provide a statement as to the cost of public assistance to old age pensionersin the respective public assistance areas in Scotland on similar lines to that promised for England and Wales by the Minister of Health?

Mr. Colville

Yes, Sir. I have asked the Department of Health to call for a return from Scottish public assistance authorities, and I shall be prepared to circulate the information so obtained in the OFFICIAL REPORT.