Deaths from Starvation.

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia. – in the House of Commons on 6th April 1922.

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Photo of Mr Robert Richardson Mr Robert Richardson , Houghton-le-Spring


asked the Minister of Health the number of deaths occasioned by starvation or accelerated by privation that have occurred in the counties of Durham, Yorkshire, and Berkshire, respectively, during the years 1919 to 1921, inclusive?

Photo of Sir Alfred Mond Sir Alfred Mond , Swansea West

No deaths from starvation or exposure were reported by the coroners as having occurred in any of these counties in 1919. For 1920 five were reported as having occurred in Durham, one as having occurred in Yorkshire, none in Berkshire. Figures for 1921 are not as yet available.