HC Deb 20 December 1960 vol 632 c134W
Mr. C. Hughes

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies how much money is paid out weekly to the destitute, elderly, sick, and unemployed in St. Helena.

Mr. Iain Macleod

, pursuant to his reply [OFFICIAL REPORT, 8th December, 1960; Vol. 631, c. 159], supplied the following information:

The average weekly rate of poor relief is 10s. 3d. per head, and of unemployment pay £1 5s. 7d. Total expenditure weekly is £50 on poor relief and £170 on unemployment pay.