Necessitous Areas.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland. – in the House of Commons on 13th July 1922.

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

81.

asked the Minister of Labour whether his Department has yet evolved an exact definition of the expression necessitous area, and whether, in that case, he will state what it is?

Photo of Sir Alfred Mond Sir Alfred Mond , Swansea West

The answer is in the negative, but a scheme has recently been submitted on behalf of certain Poor Law authorities which is at present under consideration.