HC Deb 01 February 1960 vol 616 c80W
Mr. Prentice

asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance what change has taken place in the number of appeals reaching the Commissioner on ordinary questions under the Industrial Injuries Act since the need to obtain leave to appeal was abolished; and how many appeals have been made to the Commissioner against decisions of the medical appeal tribunals.

Mr. Boyd-Carpenter

In the six months following removal of the requirement to obtain leave there were 414 appeals to the Industrial Injuries Commissioner, compared with 325 in the corresponding period of 1958; the answer to the second part of the Question is 1 substantive appeal, and 19 applications for leave to appeal.