§ 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.