HC Deb 18 July 1946 vol 425 c249W
44. Mr. Prescott

asked the Minister of Health what was at the most recent convenient date, the total number of persons in Lancashire in receipt of public assistance; and what was the corresponding figure a year ago.

Mr. Bevan

On 25th May, 1946, the total number including the county boroughs, was 66,394, as compared with 59,755 for 26th May, 1945.

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