Record

CodeNA6488
Dates1930-1948
Person NamePenicuik Joint Committee; 1930-1948
ActivityPenicuik Joint Committee was a joint committee made up of members of Penicuik District Council and Penicuik Town Council. The scheme of administration drawn up by Midlothian County Council under the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1929 (19 & 20 Geo. V, c.25) delegated the discharge of poor law functions with reference to the poor or able-bodied unemployed to the relevant district council, or in the case of small burghs, joint committees. The functions of the Penicuik Joint Committee were transferred to central government under the National Assistance Act 1948 (11 & 12 Geo. VI, c.29).
Corporate NamePenicuik Joint Committee
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