HC Deb 11 April 1940 vol 359 c721W
Mr. Hannah

asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that certain doctors of the Royal Hospital, Wolverhampton, feel aggrieved that they have received nothing for their services while they were employed in the Emergency Medical Service, having enrolled at the request of the Ministry of Health in September, 1939; and what action does he propose to take?

Mr. Elliot

I would refer to the reply which my hon. Friend the Parliamentary Secretary gave yesterday to a Question by my hon. Friend the Member for Wolverhampton, West (Sir R. Bird), on the same subject. I would add that I can find no evidence that my regional officer promised payment to the doctors concerned. The only undertaking given was to receive claims for consideration.

Mr. Dobbie

asked the Minister of Health why the Medical Practitioners Union have no representative on the Central Medical War Committee; and will he consider allocating them representation on same?

Mr. Elliot

I would refer the hon. Member to the reply which I gave to the hon. Member for Stratford (Mr. Groves) on this subject on 15th February.