Results 21–40 of 300 for "child welfare" in the 'Commons debates'

Orders of the Day — International Labour Conference. (1 Jul 1921)

Mr Thomas Macnamara: ...in this country, and are in advance, I will say again, in this particular, of those in any other country in the world, under the National Health Insurance Act, and in connection with maternity and child welfare centres throughout the country. It comes to this. Are you going to scrap your existing machinery, built up with a remarkable measure of success as the result of years of effort, in...

Civil Services and Revenue Departments Supplementary Estimate, 1921–22.: Ministry of Health. (27 Feb 1922)

Sir Alfred Mond: ...will see that the original Estimate was £32,000, and the revised Estimate £55,000, and that the additional sum required is £23,000. This arises largely under the heading of maternity and child welfare. It represents unforeseen increases in the expenditure of local authorities on account of the supply of milk to necessitous mothers during the coal strike and during the present serious...

Housing. (13 Mar 1922)

Mr Lewis Haslam: Perhaps the Minister of Health will take care that all the medical officers of health and the child welfare societies and other bodies are informed as to what bread should contain. Great damage is done to the health of the people by the production of inferior bread. The health of the people has suffered very materially since they have taken to eating white bread and drinking so much tea....

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Infantile Mortality (Grimsby). (24 May 1922)

Sir Alfred Mond: My attention has been drawn to a Press report of the statement referred to, and I am in communication with the town council with regard to it. The object of the maternity and child welfare work carried out by local authorities with my sanction and with the aid of the Government grant is to arrest infant mortality and to safeguard the health of mothers and children. This work includes the...

National Health Insurance Bill. (24 May 1922)

...this Bill at this ho6ur of the morning. If I were younger, he would not get his Bill for a very long time. In the year 1914, £11,000 was all the money paid by the Government towards maternity and child welfare schemes, and in that year the death-rate of children per thousand was 104. Through the benefits derived by the women and children from this fund, the death-rate of Children was...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland.: Milk Grants, Scotland. (30 May 1922)

Mr John Pratt: A circular has been issued intimating that the grant in aid of expenditure on food and milk provided under Maternity Service and Child Welfare Schemes has been limited for the current year to £6,000. I am sending a copy of the circular to the hon. Member. I understand that the town council of Glasgow has decided, in view of the limitation of the grant in aid, to restrict their scheme to the...

Orders of the Day — Class Vii.: MINISTRY Or HEALTH. (13 Jun 1922)

Sir Alfred Mond: ...out economies of the character I have indicated, to preserve to the best of my ability, and I think I may claim successfully, the vital services of public health, such as tuberculosis, maternity, child welfare, and venereal disease, at least at the efficiency of past years, and even to endeavour somewhat to improve upon it. In order to achieve this, I have found it necessary to make very...

Orders of the Day — Economy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill. (10 Jul 1922)

Mr William Graham: ...two plain questions from the point of view of social legislation. What has been the policy in this class of legislation up to the present time? Not so many years ago we had legislation dealing with child welfare, the broad theory of which was that we should provide for children up to five years of age, maternity, child-welfare and other schemes, and then at- five years of age— it is...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Infantile Mortality, Gorbals Division. (12 Dec 1922)

Mr John Baird: ...the possible explanations of this difference. With regard to the last part of the question the Glasgow Corporation, assisted by a grant from public funds, have in operation a maternity service and child welfare scheme one of the objects of which is to save child life. Special attention is given under this scheme to the needs of the Gorbals Division.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Venereal Disease. (20 Mar 1923)

Mr John Wheatley: ...amount allocated in grants to Scottish local authorities for the treatment of venereal disease in the last six months of 1922; what is the amount of grants allocated to the same authorities for child-welfare schemes in the same period; what was the total expenditure of the Glasgow Corporation on venereal disease treatment for the last six months of 1922; and the amount expended on child...

Performing Animals Bill. (23 Mar 1923)

Mr Thomas Groves: ..., with the assistance of our movement, further measures connected with the inspection of insanitary property, although the Government objected. Then we widened the powers under which maternity and child welfare help was carried on. This has very little to do with animals, but it has to do with the same liberty. We sent one of our lady inspectors round with the idea of trying to assist...

Orders of the Day — Local Authorities (Emergency Provisions) Bill. (26 Mar 1923)

Sir Percy Harris: ...is 3s. 11d. per head of the population, and in Westminster 10s. 8d. per head of the population. The only thing, so far as I can see, in which Bethnal Green is more extravagant is in maternity and child welfare, on which they spend 5d. per head, Westminster spending 2d. per head. The House will see, therefore, that this Bill, emergency Measure as it is, only touches the fringe of the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Maternity and Child Welfare (Milk). (28 Mar 1923)

Maternity and Child Welfare (Milk).

Orders of the Day — Prevention of Unemployment Bill. (27 Apr 1923)

Mr Arthur Greenwood: ...hour on relief work and through the Unemployment Grants Committee and in other ways Another item of cost is the effect of unemployment on the health, physique and vitality of the people. The Child Welfare Committee of the Medical Research Council in its investigations into working-class life in certain towns found "a distressing feature of underfeeding and under nutrition approaching that...

Orders of the Day — Increase of Rent and Mortgage Interest Restrictions (Continuance) Bill.: HOUSING, ETC. (No. 2) [MONEY]. (2 May 1923)

...without. We agree with him on that, but the alternative is not what he suggests. Already his Department is administering, on the basis of a percentage grant, medical health services, maternity and child welfare, the venereal centres, the feeding and the medical inspection of school children, and neither he nor the Minister of Education has a huge army of officials who are checking and...

Orders of the Day — International Labour Conference. (9 May 1923)

Mr Anderson Barlow: ...so engaged. But the English provisions under the Health Insurance Act cover, not only women engaged in industry, but the wives of employed contributors under the Act. Further, the Maternity and Child-Welfare Act, 1918, and the schemes of local authorities under that Act, with the aid of the State grant, provide for the use of all women such services as mid-wives and doctors, ante and...

Orders of the Day — Rating Burdens (Redistribution). (9 May 1923)

Mr William Graham: ...activities of quite recent years. A very large part comes from what we commonly call the percentage grant services, in which are included education, tuberculosis, venereal diseases, maternity and child welfare, and one or two others. With the exception of venereal disease, which is on the 75 per cent. basis grant from the State, the majority of the other services, excluding one or two, are...

Oral Answers to Questions — Maternity and Child Welfare (Milk). (2 Jul 1923)

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


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