HC Deb 04 March 1909 vol 1 cc1719-20W

asked the Home Secretary if he will state the fees payable to doctors and veterinary surgeons, respectively, for attending accidents in the streets and for giving evidence thereon in police courts?


The following are the fees payable:—

1. To medical men: For attending casualties, 3s. 6d., if between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.; 7s. 6d. if between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m. For giving evidence, 10s. 6d. for

tracted from the published German Navy Estimates.

each case, if within two miles from residence, and for each additional mile 2s. 6d., with a maximum total fee of 21s.

2. To veterinary surgeons: For attending injured horses, 10s. 6d.; for slaughtering, if necessary, 5s., or, if a Greener's humane killer is used, 10s. 6d. I understand that veterinary surgeons never have occasion to give evidence in accident cases.