HC Deb 14 June 1945 vol 411 cc1794-5W
Rear-Admiral Beamish

asked the Minister of Health if he will modify Memorandum 266/T so that all persons suffering from tubercular diseases may be eligible to receive maintenance allowances under the scheme and thereby put an end to the position which now exists, whereby persons in need of financial assistance and who are considered incurable, are made aware of that fact by having to receive Poor Law assistance instead of an allowance from the local authority's health department.

Mr. Willink

I would refer my hon. and gallant Friend to the reply I gave to the hon. Member for Tottenham, South (Mr. Messer), on 7th June.

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