§ 51. Sir HENRY CRAIK
asked the Prime Minister whether he has received a protest signed by 72,000 citizens of Glasgow and the district protesting against the National Insurance Act of 1911; and whether he can see his way to accede to the request therein contained to submit the Act to the verdict of the electorate?
§ The PRIME MINISTER (Mr. Asquith)
I have received a protest from Glasgow. As the approval of the majority of the representatives of the electors of the United Kingdom was obtained for the Act, I see no reason to accede to the request made therein.