84. Mr. T. GRIFFITH S
asked the Minister of Health the result of his inquiries as to what was the cost of the 1037 election of the nurses' direct representatives on the General Nursing Council for England and Wades which had to be quashed; and what was the cost of the second made necessary thereby?
§ The MINISTER of HEALTH (Mr. Neville Chamberlain)
I am informed that the total cost of the election, including the cost of printing the lists of registered nurses, but excluding the expenditure entailed by the second ballot, was£635 9s. ld. The net cost of the second ballot, after deducting the amount recovered from the contractors who were responsible for the miscarriage of voting papers for the first ballot, was £116 18s. 0½d.