Social Reforms (Cost).

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance. – in the House of Commons on 30th June 1942.

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Photo of Mr William Leach Mr William Leach , Bradford Central

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will compile a list of social reform achievements in augurated since the beginning of the war, with the estimated cost in each case and inclusive of food subsidies, pay of Fighting Forces, dependants' allowances, supplementary and other pensions, wartime nurseries, etc.?

Photo of Sir Kingsley Wood Sir Kingsley Wood , Woolwich West

I am considering whether a statement on the lines suggested by my hon. Friend would be useful and, if so, what its scope should be.

Photo of Mr William Leach Mr William Leach , Bradford Central

Would the right hon. Gentleman cast his modesty aside and make a proper statement on the achievements of the Government in this respect?

Photo of Sir Kingsley Wood Sir Kingsley Wood , Woolwich West

As I have said, I will see what can be done.