§ 26. Mr. H. WILLIAMS
asked the Minister of Health if he can now state the number of males and females, respectively, who were insured under the National Health Insurance Act in England and Wales at the end of 1926, and the increases since the end of 1925?
The approximate number of insured persons in England and Wales at the end of 1926 (inclusive of persons over 70 years of age who have ceased to pay contributions) was:
the increases since the end of 1925 being 251,000 and 68,000, respectively.
Males … … … 9,857,000 Females … … … 4,658,000