HC Deb 08 May 1946 vol 422 cc1186-7

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

  1. expenses incurred by the Minister of Health in the exercise of his functions under the said Act, the Lunacy and Mental Treatment Acts, 1890 to 1930, or the Mental Deficiency Acts, 1913 to 1938;
  2. 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 appropriate proportion determined in accordance with the said Act of sixty-six million pounds, and interest on that compensation;
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  4. 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 board exercising such functions, being grants not exceeding, in the case of any authority, three quarters of the expenditure so incurred by that authority;
  5. sums necessary to defray the expenditure of Regional Hospital Boards constituted under the said Act (including the expenditure of Hospital Management Committees so constituted in exercising functions on behalf of such Boards) and the expenditure of Boards of Governors so constituted for teaching hospitals;
  6. expenses incurred by other bodies constituted under the said Act;
  7. remuneration and travelling and subsistence allowances payable to members of bodies constituted under the said Act;
  8. superannuation benefits provided for officers engaged in health services and medical practitioners and dental practitioners providing services under the said Act; and
  9. the remuneration of an additional medical Commissioner of the Board of Control;
and to authorise the payment into the Exchequer of sums received by the Minister of Health under the said Act.

Resolution agreed to.