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Children's Allowances

Volume 389: debated on Thursday 13 May 1943

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asked the Minister without Portfolio whether, in the proposed Government scheme for children's allowances, he will take into consideration the advisability of seeing that these allowances are paid direct to the mothers?

Yes, Sir. This is one of the points that are being considered.

Is the right hon. and learned Gentleman aware of the large body of opinion in the country in favour of these allowances being paid to the mothers?