Dickie, Alfred. 'State insurance and mother's pensions'. - Dublin: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland,Vol. XIII Part XCVII, 1917-1919, pp675-679
Journal of The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland Vol. XIII Part XCVII 1917-1919
Mr. President, Ladies and Gentlemen, the subject that
I wish to bring before you this evening is one of great
interest to the public in general, and especially to a Society
like this. From the statistics supplied from your department,
Mr. President, it appears that for the last quarter
the deaths have exceeded the births by a considerable
If this continues it will be disastrous to the country.
Now, we may not be able to increase the birth-rate, as that
depends on economic and other causes which we cannot by
any action on our part effect. But we can and ought to
take all possible measures to ensure that every child born
into this world has a proper chance of growing up and
growing into an efficient citizen.
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