HC Deb 15 June 1948 vol 452 c23W
Lieut.-Colonel Kingsmill

asked the Minister of Health on what basis compensation will be paid to the 25 artificial limb-making firms who will be forced to close down as a result of his Department's assumption of responsibility for the supply of limbs under the National Health Service.

Mr. Buchanan

I have been asked to reply. I cannot accept the hon. and gallant Member's statement that 25 artificial limb-making firms will be forced to close down. The question of compensation, therefore, does not arise.

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