Midwives Acts (Local Supervising Authorities).

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health. – in the House of Commons on 12th November 1936.

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Photo of Mr George Griffiths Mr George Griffiths , Hemsworth

asked the Minister of Health the names of the local authorities which are now local supervising authorities under the Midwives Acts?

Photo of Sir Kingsley Wood Sir Kingsley Wood , Woolwich West

As the reply includes a list of authorities I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate it in the OFFCIAL REPORT.

Following is the answer:

The local supervising authorities in England and Wales for the purposes of the Midwives Acts are the county councils, the county borough councils, and the councils of the following non-county boroughs or urban districts:—

Barking.Leyton.
Bedford.Lowestoft.
Bromley.Luton.
Cambridge.Nuneaton.
Cheltenham.Poole.
Chesterfield.Scarborough.
Colchester.Stockton-on-Tees.
Darwen.Stretford.
Ealing.Swindon.
Eccles.Torquay.
Edmonton.Tottenham.
Gillingham.Walthamstow.
Guildford.Weymouth and
Harrow.Melcombe Regis.
Hove.Willesden.
Ilford.Wimbledon.
Leigh.