Results 1–20 of 200 for "child welfare" in the 'Commons debates'

Pensions for Mothers. (8 Apr 1919)

Mr Thomas Brown: ...improvement of the children, and which would tend to give the children of this country a better start in life than they have now. While agreeing that our great institutions which are interested in child-welfare are well-managed—perhaps as well-managed as they could be in the circumstances—everyone must admit that there is nothing on this earth that can take the place of a mother's love...

Oral Answers to Questions — Maternity and Child Welfare Centre, Watford. (13 May 1919)

Oral Answers to Questions — Maternity and Child Welfare Centre, Watford.

Orders of the Day — Supply. — [14TH Allotted Day.]: DR. Addison's Statement. (30 Jun 1919)

Dr Christopher Addison: ...later. Another branch of our work which we shall have to develop, and of which I may have the opportunity hereafter as Minister of Health of giving some account, is the spread of our maternity and child-welfare work. All these services are at the present time to a great extent in the experimental stage, and we need a great extension of our maternity and child-welfare centres, and this goes...

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill: New Clause. — (He-peal of Customs and Excise Duties on Sugar.) (15 Jul 1919)

Mr William Graham: ...on that section or the population least able to bear it. In the second place, we press very strongly for the repeal of this duty largely because the country has entered upon far-reaching schemes of child welfare, providing for the food of the children, in which connection sugar again plays a very large part. We hold that, under these two heads, there would, be a real gain, and not a loss,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Department's (Women Employes).: Milk for Children. (3 Nov 1919)

Mr John Walters: ...and children under five years of age, in pursuance of the earlier Circular of 9th February, 1918, is 200—that is, approximately 60 per cent. of the number of authorities undertaking maternity and child welfare schemes, including 24 metropolitan borough councils, 33 county councils, 79 county borough councils, and 144 town and district councils. Practically all these authorities will...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Health.: Administrative Staff (Women). (6 Nov 1919)

..., administrative duties in the Intelligence Division.1666Miss A. A. Malcolm, administrative duties in the Tuberculosis Division.* Miss Z.L. Puxley, administrative duties in the Maternity and Child Welfare Division.Miss I. St C. Tisdall, administrative duties in the Insurance Division.Miss C. Rowson, private secretarial duties.Miss M.M. White, O.B.E., private secretarial duties.

Oral Answers to Questions — Increase of Rent (War Restrictions) Act. (4 Dec 1919)

...Miss E. A. Charlesworth … Woman intelligence officer … … 260, plus War bonus. Miss A. K. Leach … … Assistant inspector (attached to head quarters) 150, " " Miss Z. L. Puxley … … Child welfare assistant … … 260, " " Temporary— Miss M. M. Anderson … Junior administrative assistant … … 200. Miss V. D. Dumbleton … " " " … … 185. Miss E, S....

Orders of the Day — Unemployment. (17 Dec 1919)

Mr Alfred Waterson: ...door to door. I naturally feel a kindly interest in the children. We cannot afford to neglect this matter, These children will be the men and women of the future, and, therefore, in the interests of child welfare we must do our best for the boys and girls.

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies.: Milk. (28 Dec 1919)

Viscountess Nancy Astor: ...whether, in view of the need of having adequate supplies available for infants, he will state the number of local authorities who have availed themselves of the powers given under the Maternity and Child Welfare Act to provide milk under cost price; and if he will make a full statement on the whole subject to the House before the House rises?

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Health.: (Class 7.) (9 Mar 1920)

Mr George Thorne: ...provided that the money has been judiciously expended, money could not be spent in a more productive way than in providing for the health of the nation. There is one item of an increase in regard to child welfare, a direction in which money can well be spent. But I should like to know what were the circumstances under which the increase in the amount has taken place. I hope this is going...

Orders of the Day — Blind (Education, Employment and Maintenance) Bill. (12 Mar 1920)

Mr Stephen Walsh: ...hon. Friend's speech in terms of real appreciation of the work of that Ministry. I think this last half-dozen years there never was a Department that has deserved so well of the State, whether it be child welfare, maternity, clinics, a thousand and one things in which, day by day, and week by week, for years, that Department has shown a high and an increasing sense of responsibility for...

Orders of the Day — Bastardy Bill. (7 May 1920)

Captain Charles Loseby: ...who do not completely agree with this measure will vote for the Second Reading. The Home Secretary quoted societies against this Bill, but it has the support of many leading societies looking after child welfare throughout the country, including the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children and the National Society for Unmarried Mothers. Criticism has been directed against the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Passenger Fares and Goods Rates. (14 Jun 1920)

Mr Alfred Short: ...and 130 per cent. in the case of small consignments; and, in view of the fact that numbers of local authorities are distributing large quantities of this necessary commodity in the interest of child welfare, if he will consider the advisability of reducing these charges to the extent of placing it in the same category as fresh milk?

Orders of the Day — Supply [17TH Allotted Day].: Ministry of Health. (15 Jul 1920)

Mr Thomas Grundy: ...to bring in legislation to give effect to those recommendations. I ask the Minister, if he replies, kindly to state what he proposes to do. Another point I should like to mention is in regard to the child welfare centres. These have done a very great and beneficent work wherever they have been opened. In my own locality we dealt with hundreds of children; thousands of visits were paid, and...

Orders of the Day — Private Business.: Supply. (15 Jul 1920)

Sir Francis Fremantle: ...the public authority. Then there are the Health Insurance Acts, which are definitely intended to be a self-supporting service of cure and incidentally of prevention. Finally, you have maternity and child welfare Acts, which introduce other services more especially in the interests of the community; and last of all you come to the voluntary health agencies, of a very large number, which do...

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Health (Mis- Cellaneous Provisions) Bill. (4 Nov 1920)

Dr Christopher Addison: ...am concerned for the moment with is the additional burden which is thrown upon them by the new services they have undertaken in connection with housing, new roads, extension of hospitals, sanatoria, child-welfare, tuberculosis and the treatment of venereal disease, and the whole of those services altogether only amounts to 4¾d. out of the 11s. That is the extent of the burden which has...

Orders of the Day — Emergency Powers Act, 1920 (Regulations).: Local Rates. (6 Apr 1921)

Sir Alfred Mond: ...because so much is made of it outside the House, that the new work which has been imposed upon local authorities by health developments—in regard to tuberculosis, venereal disease, maternity, and child welfare—does not amount to more than a 2½d. rate through the country. I do not wish to, indicate that I feel that new services, even of small amounts, should lightly be thrust upon...

Orders of the Day — Public Health (Tuberculosis) Bill (13 Apr 1921)

...authorities had to expend in regard to what is called personal, preventive and curative services, sanatoria, dispensaries, the treatment of tuberculosis, venereal and other diseases, maternity and child welfare. He said the cost of all these services was on the average only the equivalent of a 2½d. rate. In the White Book issued by his predecessor in 1919, I find that Ipswich alone was...

Orders of the Day — International Labour Conference (Conventions). (27 May 1921)

Mr Thomas Macnamara: ...or for the wives of employed contributors. We have, parallel with that and administered by local authorities, a system for giving assistance, advice, and so forth in connection with maternity and child-welfare generally. These recommendations cut right across the whole of that system, which has been gradually built up in this country far in advance of any other country."—[OFFICIAL...


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