HC Deb 20 July 1926 vol 198 cc1059-60W

asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that about 100 men are employed getting outcrop coal near Harriseahead, North Staffordshire; and what steps are taken to see whether the person, or persons, employing these men stamp their health insurance and employment cards?


My right hon. Friend is aware that a number of men are getting coal as stated in the question, but according to the information in his possession they are not employed under a

contract of service, and consequently health and unemployment insurance contributions are not required to be paid.

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