Results 181–200 of 700 for "child welfare" in the 'Commons debates'

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Public Education, Scotland. (14 Jul 1930)

...the large number of children entering school with physical defects and has stressed the importance of doing something more for these children through nursery schools, day nurseries and an extended child welfare service. We have to remember that in Scotland infant mortality is higher than in England, and therefore the probability is that the childrenin Scotland need more attention than in...

Ballot for Notices of Motions.: Maternity and Child Welfare Services. (19 Nov 1930)

Maternity and Child Welfare Services.

Ballot for Notices of Motions.: Maternity and Child Welfare. (20 Jan 1931)

Maternity and Child Welfare.

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Ministry of Health. (14 Apr 1931)

Mr Arthur Greenwood: ...the Public Health Acts; one by a county council and 16 by county borough councils under the Mental Deficiency Act; three by county councils and 30 by county borough councils under the Maternity and Child Welfare Act; 10 by county councils and 33 by county borough councils under the Blind Persons Act; three by county councils and 16 by county borough councils under the Public Health...

Oral Answers to Questions — Kenya.: African Colonies (Child Welfare). (17 Jun 1931)

African Colonies (Child Welfare).

Orders of the Day — Supply. (25 Jun 1931)

Mr John Gilmour: .... Let me pass from housing. I read with great interest the report which the right hon. Gentleman has presented to this Committee. It deals in its different sections with town planning, maternity and child welfare. School health administration, infectious diseases and Poor Law. On each of these problems, intricate and considerable, we come back to the machinery by which it has to be dealt...

Civil Estimates, 1931.: India Office. (9 Jul 1931)

Miss Eleanor Rathbone: ...elsewhere as a proof that the Government in India are indifferent to social reforms. We stand before the tribunal of the opinion of the civilised world in this matter. For five years I sat on the Child Welfare Committee of the League of Nations as a representative of the International Women's Organisation, and this was one of the questions we studied. When it came up it was boring to me to...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Air Estimates, 1931. (29 Jul 1931)

Sir Richard Meller: ...of the people than perhaps some of the abstruse subjects which necessarily come before this House. I wish to ask the Minister if he will deal with one question on the subject of maternal and child welfare centres. In December of last year he issued a pamphlet to the local authorities urging them to take up the matter of maternal and child welfare, a subject which was very dear to the heart...

Unemployment Insurance (Transitional Payments) Regulations, 1931. (26 Nov 1931)

Mr David Grenfell: ...incomes from money in funds or the Post Office, interest and dividends from companies, particulars as to ownership of houses and property, assistance from public assistance committees, maternity or child welfare. In regard to other details of family circumstances, there are such questions as profits from lodgers, the number of rooms occupied and the rates paid per week for occupation of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trinidad (Infant Mortality). (8 Mar 1932)

Mr Rhys Davies: ...asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he can give statistics showing the infant mortality in Trinidad during the last three years; and to what extent the Government contribute annually to child welfare and maternity work in that Colony?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Social Services (Expenditure). (12 Apr 1932)

...390,358 10,000‡ 430,358 Health Services, 1930* … 625,000 1,006,000 41,000 1,672,000 * Comprises hospitals, treatment of disease (including tuberculosis and venereal diseases) and maternity and child welfare. †Estimated proportion of grants for general expenditure. ‡Estimated.

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Public Health Services. (12 Apr 1932)

Sir Henry Morris-Jones: ...a continuous policy. 4.0 p.m. Has any county council or county borough yet transferred the health functions of the public assistance committee to the public health committee or to the maternity and child welfare committee? I know that the time has been short, but the whole intention of the Act was that in a certain time, the sooner the better, the county council should take over these...

Orders of the Day — Prisons, England and Wales. (2 May 1932)

Dr Alfred Salter: ...remand. After the Committee's Report had been submitted to the Home Secretary, a conference was convened in the early part of 1927, representing some 60 national societies who were concerned with child welfare and the prevention of crime, and that conference asked the Home Office to give effect to this particular recommendation.

Orders of the Day — Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill. (12 Jul 1932)

Sir Alfred Beit: ..., will cost the nation £4—I am assuming that 60 per cent. of the 760,000 babies born in 1929 will have shared in the £1,770,000 provided in that year by the Ministry of Health for maternity and child welfare services. As his father died shortly before John was born a pension of 7s. 6d. per week is payable on his behalf until he is 16 years of age. That will cost £312. His elementary...

Oral Answers to Questions — Juveniles (Eyesight). (27 Oct 1932)

...the importance of the preservation of eyesight and the prevention of blindness, and my hon. Friend will be aware of the work which is already being done in this direction under the maternity and child welfare and school medical services. The whole problem is at present under the consideration of two committees, one of which is appointed by the Board of Education, and I will arrange for...

Oral Answers to Questions — Maternity and Child Welfare (Grants). (15 Nov 1932)

Oral Answers to Questions — Maternity and Child Welfare (Grants).

Housing. (7 Dec 1932)

Hon. Mary Pickford: ...interest of the country to see that those conditions are not continued any longer than is absolutely necessary. Take, as an example, the efforts that are being made in connection with maternity and child welfare work. In the borough of Hammersmith large sums have to be spent on the provision of milk for nursing and expectant mothers and small children. That does a little to mitigate the...

Orders of the Day — Housing (Financial Provisions) (Scotland) Bill. (9 Feb 1933)

Mr William Leonard: ...and on the results of examinations in our schools. Those things hon. Members know very well for themselves already. I have here a report from Dr. Brown, who is in charge of the maternity and child welfare work in Glasgow. He makes some specific statements on this matter. He says: We are assured that the infant born in good housing conditions has a much better chance of healthy survival...

Schemes for Unemployed. (15 Feb 1933)

Mr Edward Young: ...word "urgency." I would like to give two examples to illustrate the policy in the application of the word "urgency." Among urgent public health requirements should certainly be classed maternity and child welfare services, which cover the questions of maternal mortality and morbidity. Further, there is the provision of general hospital accommodation where that is necessary, and...


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