HC Deb 03 June 1930 vol 239 cc1978-9W

asked the Minister of Health if he will issue a table showing the number of appeals made to his Department by insured persons against the refusal of societies to meet their claims for sickness or disablement benefit, giving the figures of the number of appeals allowed and disallowed for each of the last three years?


The number of appeals made under Section 90 of the National Health Insurance Act, 1924, to the Minister by insured persons in respect of claims for sickness and disablement benefit, and the number of such appeals which have been allowed and disallowed during the last three years are given in the following table:

1927–28. 1928–29. 1929–30.
Total number of such appeals. 55 57 78
Number allowed 20 25 28
Number disallowed 35 32 50