George SclaterBooth MP President of Local Government Board While a Conservative member of parliament SclaterBooth was Secretary to the Poor Law Board He promoted charitable assistance and relief from the public rates which caused so much distress to the poor particularly in the East End of London He was later Secretary to the Treasury a privy councillor and President of Local Government Board during which time he helped bring about the Pollution of Rivers Prevention Act of From Men of Mark a gallery of contemporary portraits of men distinguished in the Senate the Church in science literature and art the army navy law medicine etc Photographed from life by Lock and Whitfield with brief biographical notices by Thompson Cooper Conducted by G C Whitfield London
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