Oral Answers to Questions — Poor Law Relief.

– in the House of Commons am ar 6 Hydref 1931.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Photo of Mr Fred Longden Mr Fred Longden , Birmingham Deritend

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asked the Minister of Health whether, in view of the changed conditions of unemployment relief, he will give an undertaking that there will be a fortnightly publication of the numbers of persons receiving relief from or through the public assistance authorities throughout the country?

Photo of Mr Ernest Simon Mr Ernest Simon , Manchester, Withington

So far as my Department is concerned statistics showing the numbers of persons receiving relief from the public assistance authorities are published quarterly, and at present my right hon. Friend sees no sufficient reason for more frequent publication.