HC Deb 04 March 1947 vol 434 cc28-9W
Mr. M. MacMillan

asked the Minister of National Insurance if he will now make a statement on the position of crofters and share fishermen, respectively, under the National Insurance Act.

Mr. J. Griffiths

As regards share fishermen, I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply given today to a Question by the hon. Member for Bodmin (Mr. D. Marshall) The position of crofters is also being examined, and if it appears that their circumstances call for special treatment under the National Insurance Act, the matter will in due course be referred to the National Insurance Advisory Committee for consideration.

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