Results 141–160 of 600 for "child welfare" in the 'Commons debates'

Orders of the Day — Local Government Bill. (18 Feb 1929)

Mr Neville Chamberlain: ...House of Commons does not take any such childish view of its duties as that. Nobody who listened to the debates will dispute for one moment that the discussions on such matters as the maternity and child welfare services, the future of the Poor Law, the administration of the transferred functions, the de-rating of various kinds of property, the working of the formula, and the financial...

Orders of the Day — Local Government (Scotland) Bill.: Clause 37. — (Discontinuance of grants.) (21 Feb 1929)

Mr Ernest Brown: ...to look at what this means, first of all with regard to Scotland, and secondly, with regard to the City of Edinburgh. We propose to leave out from the operation of the block system the maternity and child welfare grant for Scotland amounting to £157,000, the grant for tubercular treatment amounting to £347,000, the grant for venereal disease treatment amounting to £66,000, the grant for...

Orders of the Day — Local Government (Scotland) Bill.: Clause 48. — (Contributions to voluntary associations in respect of the welfare of the blind and mental defectives.) (22 Feb 1929)

...for public authorities to deal with. I can remember very well being present at the opening of the first children's clinic in the City of Glasgow by a little group of women who were concerned about child welfare. It has all developed very quickly, and it has all developed along the same lines. I regard this proposal as another definite stage in the fight against this terrible scourge,...

Orders of the Day — Local Government (Scotland) Bill.: Clause 50. — (Power to reduce grants for inefficiency.) (22 Feb 1929)

Mr William Watson: I beg to move, in page 45, line 1, after the word "health," to insert the words services (including services relating to maternity and child welfare, lunacy and mental deficiency, and the welfare of the blind). This Amendment is proposed in order to make it clear that the Clause applies to welfare services as well as to purely health services.

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health.: Rickets, South Wales. (25 Feb 1929)

Sir Kingsley Wood: The measures taken to prevent the onset of rickets 'and to deal with such cases as arise are a matter, in the first instance, for the maternity and child welfare authorities of these areas. My right hon. Friend is advised that the authorities are alive to the importance of this matter, 'and he has recently sanctioned increased expenditure on the supply of milk to expectant and nursing mothers...

Orders of the Day — Local Government (Scotland) Bill.: New Clause. — (Recovery of expenses of treatment of sick.) (25 Feb 1929)

Mr James Stewart: ...expenses from those who are legally liable. That is extending to public health what is at present applicable to the Poor Law. It may be that the charge will be recoverable. Under the Maternity and Child Welfare Act, 1915, we have provided maternity hospitals and clinics and nursing homes, and otherwise extended maternity and child welfare work. Now we are to make a charge. We have 2,600...

Orders of the Day — Local Government (Scotland) Bill.: New Clause. — (Power of Department to pay council's contributions to voluntary association or society out of sums payable as General Exchequer Grant.) (25 Feb 1929)

...contributions of the council towards the expenses of any voluntary association or society having as its object the promotion of public health services (including services relating to maternity and child welfare, lunacy and mental deficiency, and the welfare of the blind) may be paid directly to the association or society out of the amount payable as the General Exchequer Grant of the...

Orders of the Day — Local Government (Scotland) Bill.: Fifth Schedule. — (Rules for calculations in respect of General Exchequer Grants.) (25 Feb 1929)

Sir Archibald Sinclair: ...are more fortunately situated. I may mention, for example, that the County of Sutherland has found itself unable to work the Housing of Rural Workers Act, and in the County of Caithness we have no child welfare or maternity services. There is one in the burgh of Wick but none in the county as a whole. We have been absolutely unable, owing to this great burden of rates, to obtain the same...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Maternity Centres. (26 Feb 1929)

At the end of 1928 there were 193 maternity and child welfare centres in operation in Scotland. During the year ended the 31st December, 1927, the total number of mothers who attended the centres for advice or treatment or for food and milk was approximately 55,000. The number of applications for food and milk was 17,208 in respect of mothers and 44,598 in respect of children. As regards the...

Orders of the Day — Local Government (Scotland) Bill.: New Clause. — (Power of Secretary of State to raise status of burghs.) (5 Mar 1929)

Mr Thomas Johnston: ...a winter population of over 15,000 and that her summer population is over 40,000. Rothesay is an up-to-date place, providing all the sanitary appliances which many large cities supply; goes in for child welfare and the provision of hospitals, and has a great and developing population. Surely this is a case where the right hon. Gentleman might import into the Bill some elasticity which...

Orders of the Day — Local Government (Scotland) Bill.: Clause 10. — (Provisions for uniting burghs and combining counties for certain purposes.) (6 Mar 1929)

Mr James Stuart: ...importance of this matter and their independence. Although there is no formal scheme for dealing with tubercular cases, adequate provision is made in this respect. In connection with maternity and child welfare, there is a district nursing service and an arrangement with local doctors to attend in case a child is ill. I do not want to detain the House unnecessarily on this subject. I have...

Orders of the Day — Local Government (Scotland) Bill. (11 Mar 1929)

Dr Thomas Shiels: ...source. Any saving to the Treasury in respect of public health development means heavier burdens on depleted local re-sources. In my opinion this is one of the bad features of the Bill. Even child welfare and maternity services could not he saved from the change, though we used all our endeavours. I am more hopeful about the hospital sections of the Bill than about any other part of it....

Clause 85. — (Schemes as to maternity and child welfare.) (22 Mar 1929)

Clause 85. — (Schemes as to maternity and child welfare.)

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health.: Milk Supplies. (26 Mar 1929)

Mr John Potts: ...of milk shall be supplied with milk containing not less than a legal standard of milk fat and milk solids, other than milk fat, relating to services for the treatment of tuberculosis, maternity, and child welfare, etc., administered by public authorities under the Public Health Acts?

Orders of the Day — Board of Education. (23 Apr 1929)

...for these small children in elementary schools. Some of the leading education authorities prefer these. Last, but not least, as affecting the general health of all the children under five, we have a child welfare service. Those are four agencies for dealing with what is not only an important problem, but a two-fold problem. Is it not reasonable that we should have a little fuller time for...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Colonial Office. (30 Apr 1929)

Lieut-Colonel Leo Amery: ...throughout the Colonial Empire. In every direction governors and administrators have shown the greatest enthusiasm, often splendidly supported by their wives, more particularly in the matter of child welfare and maternity, in improving the health conditions of the peoples under our charge. The scourge of the tsetse fly has been dealt with in special investigations in Uganda, Nigeria and...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Ministry of Health. (1 May 1929)

Mr Neville Chamberlain: ...all over the country at the present time. The four State-aided health services which come under the Ministry of Health are tuberculosis, venereal disease, the welfare of the blind, and maternity and child welfare. Perhaps the Committee would like me to glance at some of these, to see whether we have been justified in the money which we have spent upon them in the past. In regard to...

Civil Estimates, 1929.: Department of Health for Scotland. (7 May 1929)

Mr Walter Elliot: ...the recommendations that were made as a result have been carried into effect. Under the Act which was carried in 1927, it was arranged that every woman, whether in an area covered by a maternity and child welfare scheme or not, can have attention at the critical period of her life, the period of bearing a child. She can have attention provided for her, either by a competent midwife or a...

Poor Law Act, 1927. (23 Jul 1929)

Mr John Jones: ...here to back the Minister of Health in the action he has taken. Could you have a greater condemnation than the figures which I have here? Noble Ladies and other people talk about their interest in child welfare and maternity and other things. They talk about these things on platforms. What is the position under the so-called commissioners with the sympathetic hearts? Their hearts are...

Bills Presented.: Midwifery, Maternity, and Child Welfare Bill, (1 Nov 1929)

Midwifery, Maternity, and Child Welfare Bill,


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