§ 10. Sir M. Galpern
asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance how many applications for clothing and footwear grants received by the National Assistance Board in Glasgow were granted and how many refused in 1960, 1961 and 1962.
§ Mrs. Thatcher
The numbers of discretionary lump-sum grants made by the offices of the National Assistance Board in Glasgow to meet exceptional needs, mainly for clothing, were 13,331 in 1960, 12,868 in 1961 and 13,115 in 1962, and the numbers of applications refused were respectively 2,679, 2,583 and 3,062.