HC Deb 17 June 1947 vol 438 c206W
86. Mr. Willis

asked the Minister of Health what effect the operation of the National Insurance Act will have upon the Tuberculosis Allowances Scheme.

Mr. J. Edwards

The increased sickness benefits payable under this Act will be available to the tuberculous in common with other sick persons. The question of further financial help on the lines of the present Scheme is being considered in connection with the National Assistance Bill which is to be introduced next Session.

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