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Public Institution Inmates (Pocket Money)

Volume 389: debated on Tuesday 4 May 1943

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asked the Minister of Health which local authorities have taken advantage of the permissive powers conferred on them to pay pocket money to old people living in institutions?

I regret that I cannot give a complete list of the authorities who have decided to exercise these powers, but I have recently made some inquiries on this subject and I will inform my hon. Friend of the results as soon as I am in a position to do so.