Results 161–180 of 600 for "child welfare" in the 'Commons debates'

Oral Answers to Questions — East Africa.: Native Welfare. (11 Dec 1929)

..., Kenya and Uganda, respectively; and, in the last year for which figures are available, what was the amount spent by the Governments of these Colonies, respectively, on midwives, hospitals, child welfare, and any other form of health service, and in the education of women and girls, distinguishing services supplied direct by Government and services supplied by missionary bodies with the...

Colonial Policy in Relation to Coloured Races. (11 Dec 1929)

...women to train as midwives, but Uganda shows a splendid example of what can be done in that way. We have been informed that in the Protectorate, there are no less than 26 centres for maternity and child welfare, and, as a result, in the last 10 years, the infant mortality rate has dropped from 500 per thousand births—a terrible level—to not more than 130 per thousand in the kingdom of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health.: Hospitals (Accommodation). (12 Dec 1929)

...a) Used in connection with tuberculosis schemes. 164 * (b) Used in connection with venereal diseases schemes. 130 * Not available. (c) Maternity sections used in connection with maternity and child welfare schemes. 22 267 78,000 3. Maternity hospitals (not including maternity sections in general hospitals). 65 1,323 4. Babies' hospitals 12 347 * Available beds used as and when...

Ballot for Notices of Motions.: Maternity and Child Welfare. (23 Jan 1930)

Maternity and Child Welfare.

Midwifery, Maternity, and Child Welfare Bill. (24 Jan 1930)

Midwifery, Maternity, and Child Welfare Bill.

Orders of the Day — Canal Boats Bill. (31 Jan 1930)

...print in the last few days by persons who are opposed to the Bill, that the health statistics of these children are satisfactory, but we must remember that they do not come within the ambit of the child welfare service and only fitfully within that of the School Medical Service and therefore that less is known about their health than about any other class of children in the country. Then a...

Oral Answers to Questions — Maternity and Child Welfare Scheme, London. (3 Feb 1930)

Oral Answers to Questions — Maternity and Child Welfare Scheme, London.

Orders of the Day — Local Authorities (Enabling) Bill. (14 Feb 1930)

Sir Gerald Hurst: ..., and I was very glad indeed to hear the splendid tribute which the Mover of the Second Reading paid to the great work of the Conservative party in providing for the better care of maternity and child welfare cases. It is a tribute which I think ought to be written in letters of gold over every Socialist meeting place. That is one of the objects of local government to-day. Another object...

Orders of the Day — MENTAL TREATMENT BILL [Lords]. (17 Feb 1930)

Mr Arthur Greenwood: ...included as part of the public health services. Under the block grant, in future State money will be paid in respect of mental institutions just as much as it will be paid in respect of maternal and child welfare centres. Far be it from me to try and explain a Bill which I did not help to pass, but under the block grant, it was said—I find myself in a very difficult position in these...

Oral Answers to Questions — Local Government.: County and County Borough Councils (Medical Members). (20 Mar 1930)

Sir Francis Fremantle: ...by the provisions of the Local Government Act, 1929, and that, therefore, such councils as desire to have medical members, whether co-opted or elected, for their public health, maternity and child welfare, and Midwives Acts, mental deficiency and other committees are unable to obtain them; and will he take this question into consideration?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Attendance at Cinemas. (27 Mar 1930)

Miss Eleanor Rathbone: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the child welfare committee of the League of Nations at Geneva have had a committee sitting for the last three years, and that they have obtained considerable information?

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Health. (31 Mar 1930)

Sir Kingsley Wood: ...the next Amendment on the Paper. No doubt we shall be hearing from the hon. Member who put it down the broad position that he desires to raise in reference to the important question of maternity and child welfare. We have not had an opportunity during this Parliament of raising this very vital matter, perhaps one of the most vital matters from the point of view of the health conditions of...

School-Leaving Age (Scotland). (17 Apr 1930)

...consider whether they would not rather, for a time, anyhow, concentrate on trying to secure better conditions of health for young children entering school? A co-operation is possible now between the child welfare authority and the education authority which has never before been possible, and which should be the best augury for advance. I cannot help feeling, in view of all that I have...

Orders of the Day — Supply. (29 Apr 1930)

Mr Arthur Greenwood: ...Services. The net decrease under the Miscellaneous Grants, which will be found set out in the Estimates, amounts to £3,177,000. That is because hitherto the grants in respect of maternity and child welfare, other than the payment of health visitors and midwives, the treatment of tuberculosis, the treatment of venereal disease and the welfare of the blind, have appeared in these Votes, but...

Supply. (29 Apr 1930)

Mr Arthur Greenwood: ...which will have due regard on the one hand to maternity benefit under the National Health Insurance Acts, and on the other hand to the services provided by local authorities under the Maternity and Child Welfare Act, for I am convinced that this complex problem will only he solved by utilising every means at our disposal. With regard to the problem of tuberculosis, it is good to know that...

Clause 11. — (Reorganisation of Board of Control.) (13 May 1930)

Miss Arabella Lawrence: These interruptions are unfortunate. Are these cases more important than other branches of public health which are under the control Of the Ministry? Are they more important than child welfare or the care of the tubercular? I think not, and in every one of these cases the service is administered by the civil servants of the type familiar in Government offices. The Minister of Health will be...

Orders of the Day — Education Bill. (29 May 1930)

Mr Gordon Macdonald: ...that religious bodies, and especially the leaders of religion, will remember that the greatest religion in this world is to provide for the welfare of the children. To try to divide religion from child welfare is in my opinion most unreasonable. It is all very well for religious leaders to tell us that we ought not to grant this because it violates this principle, nor to grant that,...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Colonial Office. (26 Jun 1930)

Dr Thomas Shiels: ...of linking this up with medical education, there ought to be a liaison between the medical service and the education service, and that is being carried out. In regard to the women's question, child welfare, and so on, which have been referred to by the hon. Lady for the English Universities (Miss Rathbone) and others, these subjects are being taken up with very great earnestness in the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Poor Law.: Local Government Act, 1929. (10 Jul 1930)

...Council. Lincoln. Middlesbrough. Birkenhead. Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Bradford. Brighton. Sheffield. Eastbourne. South Shields. Halifax. West Bromwich. Huddersfield. York. Maternity and Child Welfare Act, 1918. Cheshire County Council. Huddersfield. Ipswich. Hertford. Leicester. East Sussex. Lincoln. Barnsley County Borough Council. Manchester. Middlesbrough. Barrow....

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Department of Health for Scotland. (14 Jul 1930)

Mr William Adamson: .... The maternal mortality rate for 1929 was 6.9 per 1,000 births, as compared with 7.0 for the preceding year. The rate has varied very little since the introduction of schemes of maternity and child welfare, and it shows no marked tendency to decline. The matter is one that is continually engaging the attention of the Department of Health, of the local authorities, and of offers engaged in...


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