HC Deb 04 May 1943 vol 389 cc40-1W
Miss Ward

asked the Minister of Health which local authorities have taken advantage of the permissive powers conferred on them to pay pocket money to old people living in institutions?

Mr. E. Brown

I regret that I cannot give a complete list of the authorities who have decided to exercise these powers, but I have recently made some inquiries on this subject and I will inform my hon. Friend of the results as soon as I am in a position to do so.

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