Old-Age Pensions.

Oral Answers to Questions — Poor Law Administration. – in the House of Commons on 21st April 1920.

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Photo of Sir Charles Edwards Sir Charles Edwards , Bedwellty


asked the Minister of Health whether he will consent to pay to boards of guardians the old-age pension due to some of the inmates of the workhouse and the infirmary, and thus to that extent relieve the local rates?

Photo of Dr Christopher Addison Dr Christopher Addison , Shoreditch

I have no power under the Old-Age Pensions Acts to take such action as the hon. Member suggests.