HC Deb 01 June 1921 vol 142 cc1050-1
37. Mr. WILKIE

asked the Minister of Health whether he has received representations from societies approved under the National Health Insurance Acts who have difficulties in meeting their administrative costs out of existing allowances; whether he is aware that the increased postal charges will add to these difficulties; and whether he can say when the measure for the relief of the societies by increasing the administration allowance will be brought before the House?


asked the-Prime Minister whether it is the intention of the Government to give immediate effect to the recommendations of the departmental committee on National Insurance Administration?


The answer to the first question is in the affirmative. The Departmental Committee appointed by my predecessor to go into the whole question took account of the effect of in-creased postal charges on the societies. I hope at an early date to introduce a Bill to give effect to the recommendations of the Committee which have been presented to Parliament.