HC Deb 16 July 1913 vol 55 cc1233-4

asked the Prime Minister whether he has received a communication from the president of the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, asking that the aid of the Royal Medical and Surgical Corporations should be sought in order to so modify the National Insurance Act (1911) Amendment Bill that efficient medical and surgical treatment may be assured to insured persons; whether he accepts this as evidence of the goodwill of the medical profession in Scotland towards the National Insurance Act; and whether he proposes to accede to the request?


I have received the communication to which my hon. Friend refers. The Amending Bill only deals with medical benefit under the Act to a very limited extent, but the Government will, of course, be happy to receive any representations from the bodies in question.

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