§ 86. Mr. Carmichael
asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance if her review of the social insurance system, she is examining the possibility of a replacement of the weekly insurance contribution by a comprehensive social security tax.
§ Dr. Summerskill
asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance what examination she has undertaken of alternative methods of financing the social insurance system.
§ Miss Herbison
Alternative methods of financing social insurance are certainly 103W being considered in the course of the review, but decisions on contributions or the method of financing cannot be taken separately from decisions on the benefit structure.