HC Deb 13 December 1965 vol 722 c205W
Mr. Kelley

asked the Minister of Health if he will seek power to ensure that when limbless persons are asked to attend limb fitting centres for reasons of adaptations they are compensated for any reasonable loss of wages arising out of such a visit.

Mr. Loughlin

Limbless war pensioners attending limb fitting centres are compensated for loss of wages under powers derived from Royal Warrant. My right hon. Friend has no power to compensate National Health Service patients nor has he at present any proposals to seek such powers.

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