HC Deb 14 June 1945 vol 411 cc1827-8W
Mr. Cocks

asked the Minister of National Insurance whether he will give the names, medical qualifications and previous experience of the members of the Silicosis Medical Board at Sheffield.

Mr. Peat

The members are Dr. Samuel Bryson, M.B., Ch.B. (Glasgow), D.P.H. (Sheffield), and Dr. Henry Blyth, M.B., Ch.B. (Edinburgh), D.P.H. (Dublin). Both gentlemen have been whole-time members of the Board since the inception of the present scheme on 1st June, 1931, and were whole-time members of earlier Silicosis Medical Boards, the former from 1925. Previously they had had considerable experience under tuberculosis authorities.