HC Deb 05 February 1929 vol 224 c1607W
Lieut.-Commander KENWORTHY

asked the Minister of Health when the new committee to deal with the Lascar Fund pensions under the Health Insurance Act, 1928, is to be appointed; how many members will there be on this committee; who will appoint them; and who will appoint the members representing the fishing industry?


The preparation of a scheme for the constitution of the governing body of the Seamen's Pension Fund in accordance with the provisions of the National Health Insurance Act, 1928, is at present under the consideration of the National Health Insurance Joint Committee in consultation with the Board of Trade. No decision has yet been arrived at on the various points raised in the question.