§ Mr. RHYS DAVIES
asked the Minister of Health whether he has received protests from public and other bodies against the action of his Department relative to the curtailment of assistance to local authorities in the treatment of expectant mothers and children; and whether he is prepared, in view of those protests, to adopt a more generous attitude on the subject?
§ Sir A. MOND
Yes, Sir. I have received protests against a reduction of grant on Maternity and Child Welfare services. I hope that it will be found possible to continue the Exchequer assistance to local authorities so as to enable them to carry on their Maternity and Child Welfare services unimpaired.