Guardians (Refreshments).

Oral Answers to Questions — Genoa Conference. – in the House of Commons on 29th March 1922.

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Photo of Colonel Sir Walter De Frece Colonel Sir Walter De Frece , Ashton-under-Lyne

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asked the Minister of Health the policy of his Department with regard to the suggestion of boards of guardians that they should be allowed a small sum for refreshments; and, if such is permitted, whether he will sanction the sum of 2s. per head?

Photo of Sir Alfred Mond Sir Alfred Mond , Swansea West

There is no legal authority for the payment out of the Poor Rate of the cost of meals supplied to members of a board of guardians. But meals are sometimes supplied to guardians during their attendance at their institutions, and there is no objection to this, if they repay the cost.