HC Deb 05 June 1945 vol 411 c667
28. Colonel Viscount Suirdale

asked the Minister of National Insurance whether members of county police forces will come under the National Insurance Scheme for pensions for themselves, their wives or their widows, or whether present arrangements will continue in force.

The Minister of National Insurance (Mr. Hore-Belisha)

I would refer my Noble Friend to paragraphs 38 to 42 of Part 1 of the White Paper on Social Insurance, which set out the position.

Mr. Shinwell

Could not the right hon. Gentleman explain the matter a little more closely? Why should we always be referred, not to Acts of Parliament, but to White Papers, and particularly to White Papers that are not going to be implemented by the Tory Party?

Mr. Hore-Belisha

I thought the reference might strike a responsive chord. The White Paper is certainly going to be implemented by the Government when it is returned.

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