HC Deb 17 May 1906 vol 157 cc636-7

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. 156 persons at present excluded, and I am aware that railway clerks may have a special claim to be included.