§ Mrs. Lena Jeger
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the amount of money being held by the Government in respect of compensation due to doctors who were in general practice before the National Health Service; what interest rate is being paid to doctors; and whether he will make a statement about the possibility of
ENGLAND AND WALES 1969 Deaths stated or presumed to have occurred in public swimming pools or baths:— Sex Age Details of accident so far as known Male … 5 years … Fell into swimming pool, drowned. Male … 8 years … Drowned (caravan site). Male … 9 years … Banged head on swimming bath, drowned. Male … 5 years … Fell into open air pool closed for season, drowned. Male … 2 years … Found collapsed in swimming bath, drowned (slipped and fell in). Male … 11 years … Drowning in swimming pool. Male … 9 years … Found at bottom of pool with mask over face, drowned. Male … 3 years … Fell into swimming pool, drowned. Male … 1 year … Fell into swimming pool, shock due to immersion. Male … 8 years … Drowned accidentally at swimming baths. Male … 11 years … Drowning in a swimming pool.
accelerating the payment of money due under this arrangement.
§ Sir K. Joseph
The amount for Great Britain on 31st October 1970 was £9.95 million; interest is at the rate of 2¾ per cent. I am to discuss the subject with representatives of the doctors on 26th November.