Results 61–80 of 400 for "child welfare" in the 'Commons debates'

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Colonial Office (27 Jul 1925)

Sir Clement Kinloch-Cooke: ...have been accepted by the Canadian Government, because we find the Department of Immigration amending its regulations affecting child immigrants. It is now provided that the Canadian Council of Child Welfare will make a preliminary inspection of homes before any child is placed therein, and efforts will be made to secure that each child will have a separate bed, if not a separate bedroom....

Oral Answers to Questions — Child Welfare Clinic, Newcastle-on-Tyne. (29 Jul 1925)

Oral Answers to Questions — Child Welfare Clinic, Newcastle-on-Tyne.

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Infants (Medical Welfare). (3 Dec 1925)

Mr. CHAMBERLAIN: No, Sir. The arrangements made under the Maternity and Child Welfare Act do not exclude any category of children below school age, and my Department loses no opportunity of impressing upon the local authorities in charge of maternity and child welfare schemes the importance of maintaining a continuous supervision over children up to the age at which they attend school.

Orders of the Day — Educational Policy. (8 Feb 1926)

Mr William Cove: ...some £30,000,000 or £40,000,000 from Super-tax people! That is your policy of economy. It is raw economy, unconsidered economy, and an economy that has no interest at, all so far as child-life and child-welfare is concerned. You say we must save on lighting and heating, we must economise on the reading books of the children! Anyone who knows anything about oar elementary schools knows...

Oral Answers to Questions — Kenya.: Native Education. (15 Feb 1926)

Lieut-Colonel Leo Amery: ...Estimates for native education is £47,941, or 2.4 per cent. of the estimate of actual revenue. Of this sum one-half represents grants to missionary societies, including grants for maternity and child welfare work.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Maternity Institutions. (16 Feb 1926)

Mr John Gilmour: With regard to the first part of the question, I would refer the hon. Member to the Minister of Health. As regards the second part, under the maternity service and child welfare schemes in Scotland, no payments of grant are made directly to maternity institutions, but where a local authority has made approved arrangements with a voluntary institution or itself provides an institution, the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Poor Law.: Artificial Sunlight Treatment. (25 Mar 1926)

...of hospitals in this country in which this form of treatment is provided, but arrangements for the provision of this treatment have been approved, in connection with tuberculosis and maternity and child welfare schemes, in the case of 26 hospitals and sanatoria (exclusive of tuberculosis dispensaries and maternity and child welfare clinics). Reports on the approved schemes are now being...

Orders of the Day — Economy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill.: Clause 1. — (Amendment as to proportion of contributions payable, respectively, by insured persons and employers and by the Treasury.) (31 Mar 1926)

...mention other things that might very well be brought into the account—provisions for the improvement of the public health, etc.; provisions for the relief of tuberculosis, sanatoria, maternity and child welfare, etc. All these mean that to this extent we have been successful in the relief of sickness.

Orders of the Day — Economy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill.: Clause 2. — (Amendment of s. 83 of principal Act.) (14 Apr 1926)

Mr James Thomas: ...to National Health Insurance by a sum of about £2,800,000 per annum, and the reference in the statement to the expenditure by the Government on other services, such as housing, maternity, and child welfare, is not relevant to the issue. That is to say, all the talk that we had on those subjects by the hon. Gentleman and his right hon. Friend was humbug— There can he no question that the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Maternity and Child Welfare. (27 Apr 1926)

Oral Answers to Questions — Maternity and Child Welfare.

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia.: Artificial Sunlight Treatment. (28 Jun 1926)

Sir Ian Fraser: 34. asked the Minister of Health if he will give the names of any Metropolitan boroughs in which artificial sunlight treatment has been introduced in a maternity and child welfare centre or centres; and what contribution, if any, his Department has made towards the cost of artificial sunlight equipment and/or of the first year's running expenses in connection with this treatment?

Civil Services and Revenue Departments Estimates, 1926-27.: Ministry of Health. (13 Jul 1926)

Mr Neville Chamberlain: ...might properly take in a time of special and exceptional difficulty. Now I come to the subject of public health. There are certain services that are subsidised by the State. There is maternity and child welfare work, there is venereal disease, and there is the treatment of tuberculosis. I think that all those services are progressing very satisfactorily, and that we may congratulate...

Orders of the Day — Miners' Dependants (Relief). (22 Jul 1926)

...three authorities who have been responsible for feeding, or providing the means for the feeding, of the wives and children of the miners. These are the education authorities, the local authority for child welfare, and the parish councils. The education authority has been responsible for the feeding of the children of school age. The local authorities have been responsible for those under...

Orders of the Day — Civil Services and Revenue Departments Estimates and Supplementary Estimates, 1926–27.: Air Force Estimates, 1926–27. (28 Jul 1926)

Dr Thomas Shiels: ...-Secretary, so that he might, perhaps, mention them when he replies, and I pass over a good many other interesting points. One is in regard to light treatment for tuberculosis and rickets and for child welfare generally. There is a very interesting chapter in the Report on rickets on which I should have liked to speak. I would be glad if the Scottish Board of Health would continue to...

Oral Answers to Questions — School Children (Orthopedic Treatment). (2 Dec 1926)

...under their schemes for the institutional treatment of tuberculosis, and for non-tuberculous cripple children under School age by the local authorities which are responsible for the maternity and child welfare service. For non-tuberculous children of School age it is open to the local education authorities to provide orthopædic treatment in accordance with arrangements sanctioned by the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Overseers (Transfer of Powers). (17 Feb 1927)

Mr Arthur Shepherd: ...urgent necessity and sudden dangerous illness to nobody except the relieving officers, he had consulted the medical societies or the heads of the medical profession or any of the societies for child welfare in the rural districts?

Civil Services Supplementary Estimates, 1926–27.: Scottish Board of Health. (21 Feb 1927)

Mr John Gilmour: ...no less than 1,182 of those houses have been re-let. I hope that it will be found in the future that this scheme will be of great benefit to that district. We now come to the item for maternity and child welfare. This amount has been considerably increased owing to the very heavy claims which have fallen on this service during the recent trouble in the country. Of course, I shall be...

Orders of the Day — Poor Law Emergency Provisions (Scotland) Bill. (22 Feb 1927)

Mr William Watson: ...or not in the beginning of May last. Obviously, it had to be decided some way or the other at once. In many cases, if the parish councils had not given this relief, the education authorities or the child welfare authorities—the public health authorities—would have had to incur a very large amount of expenditure just in the same way as, indeed, they did incur expenditure during the much...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scarlet Fever and Diphtheria (Serum Treatment). (24 Feb 1927)

...prevention of its complications. A fair number of local authorities, especially the larger ones, now provide active immunisation against diphtheria for those who wish to avail themselves of it, at child welfare centres, in schools, in residential institutions or among the nursing staffs of infectious diseases hospitals.

Local Government Franchise (Extension to Mercantile Corporations and Companies) Bill. (25 Feb 1927)

Mr John Scurr: ...a question of paying public money that is going to benefit the poorer sections of the community. [HON. MEMBERS: "No!"] They have a very strong objection to paying money out of the rates on behalf of child welfare and maternity welfare. [Hon. MEMBERS: "No!"] They have a very strong objection to anything which is going to benefit persons who are down and out and who are the poorest members...


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