HC Deb 10 May 1923 vol 163 cc2606-7W

asked the Minister of Health what salary was paid per annum to the late medical officer of health at Frizington, Cumberland; if his salary was fixed by agreement; has the period stated in that agreement expired; if not, has he agreed to its cancellation, and, if not, why has the Minister of Health agreed to the appointment of a second medical officer of health before the agreement with the first one had expired or been properly terminated; if the present medical officer of health for Frizington has any qualification in the public health service; and at what salary he has accepted the position?


The salary for this part-time appointment agreed between the council and the medical officer of health was £130 per annum rising by £5 per annum to £150. His appointment was terminable by the council without my consent at three months' notice, which was given to expire on 31st March last. The Council advertised the vacancy at £100 per annum, and have had one applicant, who has not a diploma in public health.

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