Results 81–100 of 500 for "child welfare" in the 'Commons debates'

Midwives and Maternity Homes (Scotland) Bill. (18 Mar 1927)

Mr Walter Elliot: As the hon. Member knows, the contribution from the Child Welfare Centres to the Glasgow Hospital already made amounts to £5,000 year. These additional grants may raise certain questions. Hon. Members will be able to move the rejection of the Clause, on the ground that the grants are not sufficient, and there will be an opportunity for the discussion which he desires. It will not be possible...

Orders of the Day — Nursing Homes (Registration) Bill. (1 Apr 1927)

Sir George Newton: ...I would submit to the Mover and Seconder of the Bill and those responsible for the Bill is, that a non-county borough which is an education authority and also the authority under the Maternity and Child Welfare Act, 1918, should be empowered to administer this Bill when it becomes the law of the land. Three Bills have been before the House recently, namely, the Maternity and Child Welfare...

Orders of the Day — Audit (Local Authorities) Bill. (15 Jun 1927)

Miss Ellen Wilkinson: ...of mischief. He has done mischief in this sense. The particular part of local government, with which district auditors are primarily concerned, is the new services, such as housing, education and child welfare. Those are just the cases where we want as much money spent as possible in the interests of public health and public decency. It is in just those new and expanding services where the...

Civil Estimates, 1927.: Ministry of Health. (29 Jun 1927)

Mr Neville Chamberlain: ...I think I may say also an increase in the understanding of the responsibilities and the duties of motherhood. I do not think that one can say too much in praise of the great system of maternity and child welfare centres which are now spread right throughout the country, and upon which an immense amount of devoted voluntary effort is being expended. To that, I think, we must ascribe, in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: School Clinic, East Hull. (18 Jul 1927)

Mr Lawrence Lumley: asked the President of the Board of Education if he has sanctioned the proposal of the Hull Education Committee to establish a child welfare and school clinic in East Hall?

Civil Estimates, 1927.: Scottish Board of Health. (21 Jul 1927)

Mr James Stewart: ...parts, and whooping cough causes as many as seven to die for one who dies in these other parts. Does anyone think that you are going to escape the results of all this? You have to provide your child-welfare centres and your hospitals. There are thousands of children continuously pouring into and out of our infectious diseases hospitals, as a result of bad housing conditions. Every child is...

Orders of the Day — Class Iv.: Board of Education. (26 Jul 1927)

...by the Board. Finally my Noble Friend the Member for the Sutton Division of Plymouth (Viscountess Astor) spoke with the earnestness and warmth of heart which we expect from her when any question of child welfare is concerned. I have already dealt with the question of the raising of the school age and I need not add to what I said on that subject. I will only say in reply to what she said...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Africa (Infant Mortality). (19 Mar 1928)

Lieut-Colonel Leo Amery: ...; the work of these officers, notably in Malaya, the Gold Coast and Sierra Leone, has been of a high order. In this connection I would specially mention the work of voluntary agencies such as the Child Welfare League of Kenya and the Child Welfare Society in Singapore, and the efforts which have been made in the West Indian Colonies to deal with this problem.

Poor Law Relief. (5 Apr 1928)

Mr Thomas Groves: ..., the death rate of the children in the non-poor area was 84 per 1,000 and in the poor wards, 116 per 1,000. In the years 1922 to 1926 because of our health services, our clinics, the maternity and child welfare centres, our propaganda and the untiring work of the doctors in the borough—I have great pleasure in making this statement in the presence of the hon. Member for Royton (Dr....

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Ministry of Health. (15 May 1928)

Mr Neville Chamberlain: ...in respect of certain services. There are four main public health services for which the Ministry of Health pays Exchequer grants. There is the treatment of tubercular disease, maternity and child welfare work, venereal disease, and the welfare of the blind. It may generally be said that the increases in each case are due to the normal development of the services, which goes on all the...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Scottish Board of Health. (11 Jun 1928)

Mr Ernest Brown: ...the Committee will want to have this Vote before it more than once, because there are so many questions that Members want, to discuss. There is the extraordinarily valuable chapter on maternity and child welfare, and there are the references to infectious diseases, the problem of the Highland Medical Fund, and I am sure we ought to have a whole day to discuss the report of the Board on...

Oral Answers to Questions — Local Authorities (Grants). (5 Jul 1928)

Sir Nicholas Grattan-Doyle: ...in England and Wales: assigned revenue grants: grants under the Agricultural Rates Acts, 1896 and 1923; percentage grants in aid of the following health services: tuberculosis, maternity, and child welfare; welfare of the blind; venereal disease; mental deficiency; and classification grants for Class I and Class II roads in London and county boroughs; and the grants for the maintenance of...

Orders of the Day — King's Speech.: Unemployment. (8 Nov 1928)

Mr Oswald Mosley: ..., spread over a longer period than a, year. Apart from that, there are other incalculable charges thrown upon the rates, such as the extension of the gap, and the reduced grants for maternity and child welfare work. There is the reduced housing subsidy—again, we do not know to what extent it will affect the rates—and then there is a very big factor, the reduced relief works grant. In...

Oral Answers to Questions — Electro-Therapy. (19 Nov 1928)

Sir Kingsley Wood: Yes, Sir. Electrotherapy is practised in public institutions dealing with tuberculosis, with maternity and child welfare and with the care of the pauper sick. It is a condition of any grant that the Medical Officer using such means of treatment should be specially qualified or experienced, and the treatment provided in a poor law institution is always under the direction of a qualified...

Orders of the Day — Superannuation (Diplomatic Service) [Money]. (20 Nov 1928)

Mr Ernest Thurtle: ...the purpose of pensioning diplomats. I have to go down to my poor working-class constituents and say to them, "While the Minister of Health cannot afford this necessary money for these maternity and child welfare centres, the Government of the day can afford to spend £30,000 on pensioning diplomats." Presented with a choice like that, I am bound to say that if the Government cannot afford...

Orders of the Day — Local Government Bill. (26 Nov 1928)

...authorities a responsibility for the prevention or the treatment of various diseases. There is tuberculosis. There is the charge of lunatics and mental deficients. There are the great maternity and child welfare services. And yet every one of those things has to he dealt with also by the guardians in the discharge of their duties, and we have this remarkable and paradoxial circumstance,...


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