§ SIR EDWARD SASSOON (Hythe)
To ask the Prime Minister whether he would consider the claims of railway clerks to be included in the provisions of the Workmen's Compensation Act.
(Answered by Mr. Secretary Gladstone.) I beg to answer this Question on behalf of my right hon. friend. As I have already stated, the Government are prepared to consider on their merits proposals for the inclusion in the Bill of classes of† See Col. 156637 persons at present excluded, and I am aware that railway clerks may have a special claim to be included.