HC Deb 09 November 1970 vol 806 cc41-2W
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

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.