Poor Law Relief, Glasgow.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland. – in the House of Commons on 27th June 1934.

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Photo of Mr Neil Maclean Mr Neil Maclean , Glasgow Govan


asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether he has considered a communication submitted by the corporation of Glasgow asking the Government to accept financial responsibility for public assistance relief for the able-bodied poor as from 2nd July, 1934; and whether he can state the decision arrived at?

Photo of Mr Leslie Hore-Belisha Mr Leslie Hore-Belisha , Plymouth, Devonport

I would refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave on the 18th May to a question by one of the hon. Members for Dundee (Mr. Dingle Foot).