§ Sir J. Mellor
asked the Minister of Health what was the cost of billeting schoolchildren during the year ended 31st March, 1942; and what amount was recovered from the persons liable to maintain them?
§ Mr. E. Brown
The cost of billeting unaccompanied children is not separately recorded but the estimated cost during the year ended 31st March, 1942, was £11,000,000. The gross amount recovered from liable persons during the same period was approximately £2,120,000,