HC Deb 15 March 1934 vol 287 c578
54. Mr. LECKIE

asked the Minister of Transport whether, in view of the financial strain upon voluntary hospitals caused by treating persons injured by motor accidents on the highways, he will introduce a short Bill compelling insurance companies which cover third-party risks to pay adequate remuneration to the hospitals for their services in these cases?

Lieut.-Colonel HEADLAM

The Road and Rail Traffic Act, which has just come into operation, amended the provisions of the Road Traffic Act of 1930 in regard to payments to hospitals and it would, I think, be premature to consider further amending legislation now.

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