Results 1–20 of 200 for "child welfare" in the 'Commons debates'

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Health.: (Class 7.) (9 Mar 1920)

Sir Edwin Cornwall: This may be Child Welfare in one sense, but it is not Child Welfare as set out in this Supplementary Vote. I do not think that Child Welfare has anything to do with boards of guardians, or at all events, with the administrative work of boards of guardians. That would not be a proper subject for discussion now.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Maternity and Child Welfare Services. (29 Nov 1928)

Mr. CHAMBERLAIN: The gain in grant of counties and county boroughs under the scheme will be general and no specific part can be said to arise under the head of the Maternity and Child Welfare Service. As regards Maternity and Child Welfare Authorities other than counties and county boroughs the addition to the General Exchequer Grant of the authorities for the purpose of the Maternity and...

Orders of the Day — Contributory Pensions Bill. (15 Jul 1925)

...with which a county council have made arrangements under the last preceding Sub-section may, if the authority is a local education authority or an authority for the purposes of The Maternity and Child Welfare Act. 1918, delegate their powers and duties under this Act to the education committee or to the maternity and child welfare committee of the authority, or if the authority is both a...

Oral Answers to Questions — Child Welfare Clinics. (5 May 1925)

No figures are available as regards maternity and child welfare services in respect of the year ended March, 1913, the year ended 31st March, 1915, being the first year in respect of which Exchequer Grant was paid on these services. The total net expenditure of local authorities in England and Wales on all maternity and child welfare services in that year was (approximately) £66,700, and of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health.: Maternity and Child Welfare Centres. (24 May 1928)

Mr. CHAMBERLAIN: No such circular has been issued, but I have suggested to certain of the maternity and child welfare authorities that they should reconsider their procedure in dealing with applications for milk and refer applicants who are in receipt of Poor Law relief to the guardians, in order to avoid overlapping and waste. The net expenditure on milk and food of local authorities in...

Orders of the. Day.: Education. (16 Jun 1942)

Mrs Mavis Tate: ...are rendering during the war, women may be dealt with more reasonably and justly in the postwar years. I sincerely hope that the Youth Advisory Council will have a closer link with the Maternity and Child Welfare Committee. I cannot sufficiently emphasise the importance of that. Youth does not begin at 14, and child welfare does not stop at infancy. Child welfare and youth development are...

Orders of the Day — CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS BILL [Lords]: New clause. — (Establishment of Case Committees.) (5 Jul 1963)

...authority refuses to take the child into care. It may happen that a parent is desperate and is faced with the problem of what to do with the child. On the advice perhaps of some comparatively junior child welfare officer the parent may go to the police, or to the Family Welfare Association or the Citizens' Advice Bureau, and be told that the only thing to do is to take the child to court...

Orders of the Day — CHILDREN BILL [Lords] (7 May 1948)

Sir Patrick Hannon: ..., and I should like to congratulate the Members of the Curtis Committee, of whom the hon. Member for Barking (Mr. Hastings) was one, upon the admirable work which they performed for child life and child welfare in this country. I should like to recall also the work done by the late Mr. Neville Chamberlain over a long time in the Midlands area. He devoted himself a great deal to the welfare...

Orders of the Day — Local Government Bill.: Clause 75. — (Schemes as to maternity and child welfare.) (25 Jan 1929)

Mr Arthur Greenwood: Yesterday, the word "subtlety" was used. This is one of the subtle Clauses of the Bill. It conveys the impression that it will confer an advantage on maternity and child welfare work, without openly disclosing the fact that it is doing that at the expense of other services. So many of the supposed advantages that will follow from this Bill are given at the expense of other people. That is...

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health.: Maternity and Child Welfare. (18 Dec 1934)

Mr Geoffrey Shakespeare: According to the latest information available to my right hon. Friend's Department, four of the 422 maternity and child welfare authorities in England and Wales have not yet set up maternity or child welfare centres, and 46 others who have provided welfare centres have not yet set up separate antenatal clinics. In some of these areas there are, however, voluntary clinics working in harmony...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Health: Maternity and Child Welfare (31 Jul 1961)

Mr Kenneth Lewis: asked the Minister of Health whether he will consider some amalgamation of the local authority maternity and child welfare services, for which he provides grants, with hospital maternity and child welfare services, for both manpower and premises.

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health.: Maternity and Child Welfare. (1 Nov 1934)

Miss Eleanor Rathbone: 51. asked the Minister of Health the total number of maternity and child welfare authorities; and how many of these authorities exercise their powers under the Maternity and Child Welfare Act, 1918, to provide milk and food for mothers during the last three months of pregnancy and during lactation?

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.

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

...) 3,671,335 Grants under the Agricultural Rates Acts, 1896 and 1923 4,684,210 Percentage grants in respect of the under-mentioned health services: £ Tuberculosis 1,640,098 Maternity and child welfare 767,082 Welfare of the blind 3,195 Venereal disease 302,158 Mental deficiency 505,642 3,218,175 Classification grants for Class 1 and Class II roads in London and county...

Orders of the Day — Local Government Bill. (28 Nov 1928)

Mr Sidney Webb: ...county council to survey these services. As a matter of fact there is no provision for the Minister's interference in that way except in regard to public health and he does not mention maternity and child welfare or the other optional services in that connection. He has taken no express power to interfere in. regard to maternity and child welfare services. As I have pointed out and as the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Irish Free State.: Maternity and Child Welfare (Cleator Moor). (5 Jul 1923)

Lord Eustace Percy: The responsibility of administering the Maternity and Child Welfare Act in Cleator Moor rests with the Cumberland County Council, which has a properly constituted maternity and child welfare committee. My right hon. Friend is still awaiting particulars which the county council have promised to send me of the work now carried out by them in Cleator Moor, and on receipt of this information he...

Orders of the Day — Local Government Bill.: Clause 86. — (Power to reduce grants.) (29 Jan 1929)

Mr Neville Chamberlain: I beg to move, in page 68, line 12, 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 arises from the fact that some doubts have been expressed as to whether the words of the Clause, "relating to public health," include the subjects which are specified...

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health.: Maternity and Child Welfare. (15 Nov 1928)

There are 1,856 local health authorities (including county councils) in England and Wales which are empowered to take action, with the sanction of my Department, under the Maternity and Child Welfare Act, 1918. Provision has been made for maternity and child welfare in every sanitary district in the country, either by the county council or the local sanitary authority. The authorities at...

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health.: Maternity and Child Welfare. (15 Nov 1934)

Miss CAZALET: 20. asked the Minister of Health what steps he is taking in areas where there has been a reduction of the amount spent on the maternity and child welfare services, in view of the fact that an additional amount of £5,000,000 was included in the general Exchequer contribution for each year in the first fixed grant period under the Local Government Act, 1929, to be used for the...

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...


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