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BRITAIN'S BLIND.

PREMIER PROMISES INQUIRY. LONDON, February 18.. In the House, Mr Phil. Snowden stated that there were 5000 blind people in the workhouses, 5000 receiving parish relief, 7000 begging in the streets, and 3000 employed in institutions-at less than 10s weekly. ' Mr Asquith undertook to consider the question of an inquiry with a view to devising a scheme of national assistance. , , .

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BRITAIN'S BLIND., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8799, 20 February 1914

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BRITAIN'S BLIND. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8799, 20 February 1914

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