Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of National Assistance in English:
Welfare payment made to people on low incomes in Britain between 1948 and 1965.
- Guidance on National Assistance Act 1948 (Choice of Accommodation) Directions 1992.
- Father found occasional work beneath his capabilities, and life on the dole and National Assistance was degrading for him; and being dependent on a wife at work was alien to the culture of the times.
- Statement of need will have to state whether or not applicants meet the National Assistance act criteria.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.