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Photo of Sir John Marriott Sir John Marriott , Oxford

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asked the Minister of Health the number of persons in receipt of outdoor relief and indoor relief on 1st January, 1921, 1st July, 1921, 1st. January, 1922, and 1st July, 192.2, respectively?

Photo of Sir Alfred Mond Sir Alfred Mond , Swansea West

I will circulate in the OFFICIAL REPORT a tabular statement containing the information desired by my hon. Friend.

Following is the statement promised:

The numbers for England and Wales were as follow:

In receipt of Outdoor Relief.In receipt of Indoor Relief.
1st January, 1921376,258198,992
1st July, 1921 (approximate)1,174,000202,000
1st January, 19221,183,439215,773
1st July, 1922 (approximate)1,478,000210,000
Lunatics in lunatic asylums are not included in the foregoing tables, nor are vagrants.