§ 64. Mr. BOOTH
asked if the Insurance Commissioners are aware that the London Insurance Committee passed resolutions unanimously on 22nd July last stating that the committee noted with regret the suggestion of the Insurance Commissioners that before consenting to the continuance of expenditure at the present rate upon administrative work the committee should, upon their full responsibility, take the necessary steps towards increasing the levy upon approved societies having members in the London area; that the committee were unable to agree to the suggestion and would, if necesary, offer the strongest opposition to the proposal; whether they are aware that the approved societies entirely agree with the action of the London committee; and if the suggestion will now be withdrawn?
The resolutions referred to have not been communicated to the Commissioners, who did not, as the hon. Member suggests, recommend the course in question, but drew the committee's attention to the only source from which 1976 additional funds can be obtained by the committee if it decides that its present income for purposes of administration is insufficient. The last part of the question does not therefore arise.