HC Deb 30 October 1919 vol 120 cc917-8W

asked the Minister of Health if it has now been decided to increase the administration allowance made to approved societies by 1s. per member per annum?


There is actuarially no margin on the present health insurance contributions which would allow of the al-ministration allowance being increased so long as the contributions remain at their present figure. The question of increasing the scale of sickness and disablement benefits with a corresponding increase in the contributions which would allow of some increase in the allowance for administration, is still under consideration, and I am not at present in a position to give any definite undertaking.

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