HC Deb 05 May 1955 vol 540 c160W
Mr. de Freitas

asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance how many people in Lincoln were in receipt of National Assistance on the most recent convenient date.

Mr. Marples

At 26th April, 1955, 3,845 regular weekly Assistance grants were being paid in the National Assistance Board's Lincoln area, which extends beyond the county borough boundary.