§ Mr. Peake
This suggestion was gone into very carefully when the National Insurance Bill was before the House in 1946. The right hon. Member for 598 Llanelly (Mr. J. Griffiths), who was Minister of National Insurance at the time, told the House that he was definitely of the view that it was undesirable, as well as impracticable, to have automatic adjustment. I have seen nothing to lead me to doubt the soundness of this view, but the suggestion will, no doubt, be considered with many others which will be put forward.