§ 58. Mr. GORDON MACDONALD
asked the Minister of Health the number of persons over 65 years of age on public assistance who are also in receipt of old age pensions under the Old Age Pensions Acts, 1908 to 1925, or pensions under the Widows', Orphans', and Old Age Contributory Pensions Acts?
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the MINISTRY of HEALTH (Mr. Shakespeare)
The total number of persons over 65 years of age in receipt of poor relief in England and Wales on 1st January, 1935, who were also in receipt of pensions under the enactments -mentioned, was 201,729.
§ Mr. KENNETH LINDSAY
Can my hon. Friend give us any idea of the amount paid to these 200,000 persons?