HC Deb 08 May 1967 vol 746 c176W
Mr. Carter-Jones

asked the Minister of Social Security if she will take steps to improve the acknowledgment procedure for stamped insurance cards sent to her department by self-employed persons.

Mr. Pentland

When a stamped card is sent in for exchange the new card issued is accepted as sufficient evidence of the surrender of the expired card, but an official receipt is issued if requested or if the stamped card is surrendered other than on the normal exchange of cards.

My right hon. Friend sees no reason to modify this procedure which has worked well over many years.

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