HC Deb 16 December 1946 vol 431 c1723

Resolution reported: That, for the purposes of any Act of the present session to provide for the establishment of a comprehensive health service for Scotland and for purposes connected therewith, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of moneys provided by Parliament of—

  1. (a) expenses incurred by the Secretary of State in the exercise of his functions under the said Act, the Lunacy (Scotland) Acts, 1857 to 1919, or the Mental Deficiency (Scotland) Acts, 1913 and 1940;
  2. (b) compensation payable to medical practitioners in respect of losses suffered by reason of any provision of the said Act prohibiting the sale of medical practices, the aggregate amount of such compensation not exceeding the amount apportioned to Scotland under the National Health Service Act, 1346, of sixty-six million pounds and interest on that compensation;
  3. (c)grants payable to local health authorities in respect of expenditure incurred by them in carrying out their functions as such authorities or in defraying expenses of any joint committee or board in exercising such functions, being grants not exceeding, in the case of any authority, three-quarters of the expenditure so incurred by that authority;
  4. (d)sums required to defray the expenditure of Regional Hospital Boards constituted under the said Act (including the expenditure of Medical Education Committees and of Boards of Management so constituted in exercising functions conferred on them by, or delegated to them under, the said Act);
  5. (e)expenditure incurred by other bodies under the said Act;
  6. (f) remuneration, sums in respect of loss of remunerative time, and travelling and subsistence allowances payable to members of bodies constituted under the said Act; and
  7. (g) superannuation benefits provided for officers employed in voluntary hospitals prior to the transfer thereof, to the Secretary of State under the said Act, for officers engaged in health services and for medical practitioners and dental practitioners providing services under the said Act;
and to authorise the payment into the Exchequer of sums received by the Secretary of State under the said Act.

Resolution agreed to.