§ Mr. LUNDON
asked the Secretary to the Treasury the number of approved societies working in the county and city of Cork under the National Insurance Act; what arc their names; and how many are insured in each society, respectively?
§ Mr. MASTERMAN
I am unable to state the number of approved societies operating in the area to which the hon. Member refers. Ten approved societies have their headquarters in the area. The approved societies with head offices in the county or city of Cork at present transacting business under the National Insurance Act are:—
Name of Society. Place of Head Office. Number of Insured Members in Society. Cork Central Friendly Society Cork 2,000 Cork County and City Land and Labour Health Insurante Society Cork 2,600 Cork County Society Cork 5,250 Cork Medical Benefit Association Health Insurance Section (Separate Section, of the Cork Medical Benefit Association) Cork 350 Cork Operative Bakers' Trade Union Cork 190 Cork Railway Employés' Friendly Society Cork 480 Federation of Trade Unions of Cork and District Health Insurance Society Cork 690 Irish Creamery Managers' and Rural Workers' Insurance Society (Separate Section of the Irish Creamery Managers'Association) Cork 6,000 St. Colman's Health 1nsurance Society Queenstown 10,200 St. Finbarr's Diocesan Health Insurance Society Cork 12,200