HC Deb 06 November 1957 vol 577 cc166-7

Bill to increase contributions and benefits under the National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Acts, 1946 to 1957, and the National Insurance Acts, 1946 to 1957, to repeal Section four of the Finance Act, 1947, to increase pensions under the Old Age Pensions Act, 1936, by an amount equal to the current value of tobacco tokens issued under the said Section four and to amend the conditions of entitlement to benefit under the Industrial Diseases. (Benefit) Acts, 1951 and 1954, payable to or in respect of a person who contracted the disease of byssinosis; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid, presented by Mr. Boyd-Carpenter; supported by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. R. A. Butler, Mr. John Maclay, Mr. fain Macleod, Mr. Wood, and Miss Pitt; read the First time; to be read a Second time Tomorrow and to be printed. [Bill 3.]