HC Deb 20 May 1949 vol 465 c42W
Mr. Morley

asked the Minister of National Insurance to the nearest convenient date, the number of children receiving the five shillings a week family allowance in Great Britain and the number of families concerned respectively.

Mr. Steele

At 9th May, 1949, approximately 2,910,000 families in Great Britain were receiving family allowances in respect of 4,600,000 children.