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Deposit Contributors

Volume 65: debated on Thursday 30 July 1914

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asked the hon. Member for St. George's-in-the-East what, in the absence this Session of a National Insurance Act" Amendment Bill, is to be the fate of the deposit contributors; and whether, in face of the opposition of the approved societies, the Government propose to set up a State approved society to embrace these persons?

It is proposed to continue the existing provisions for deposit contributors for a further period, during which special efforts will be made to encourage and facilitate transfers to approved societies.

What will be the extent of the period during which the fate of deposit contributors will remain in doubt?

The Section of the principal Act has been put into the Expiring Laws Continuance Bill.