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National Assistance, West Riding

Volume 499: debated on Wednesday 30 April 1952

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asked the Minister of National Insurance how many men and women in the West Riding of Yorkshire are receiving National Assistance.

At 25th March last regular weekly grants of National Assistance were being paid to about 115,000 persons in the West Riding of Yorkshire. The needs of wives or other dependants are included in these grants. Separate figures for men and women are not available.