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Volume 155: debated on Thursday 29 June 1922

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asked the Minister of Health if he will state the total number of persons relieved and the amount paid in relief by the Middlesbrough Board of Guardians in the week ending 7th June, and the corresponding figures for the two preceding years and for 1914, or for the nearest similar period for which figures are available in those years; and the amount in the pound of the Middlesbrough Guardians' precepts for the half-years ending Michaelmas 1914, 1920, 1921 and 1922?

I am sending the hon. Member the information he desires.

Will the right hon. Gentleman hand the same information to members of the Cabinet who are considering the needs of necessitous areas?

Certainly; if they require information on the subject I will transmit it to them.