§ Mr. TINKER
asked the Minister of Health the number of persons who are insured under the National Health Insurance Act; and the figures of the men between the ages of 55 and 60 who are insured?
Sir H. YOUNG
The number of persons in Great Britain who on 31st December, 1933, were insured under the National Health Insurance Act was approximately 18,481,000. The age distribution of the persons so insured was last ascertained as at 31st December, 1931, and the number of insured men aged between 55 and 60 was then about 799,000.