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Pensions (Tuberculosis And Diabetes Cases)

Volume 155: debated on Wednesday 21 June 1922

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asked the Minister of Pensions why longer notice has not been given that the Ministry of Pensions will.cease to be responsible, except in certain cases of pulmonary tuberculosis and diabetes mellitus, for the cost of special diet, where it has been medically certified to be necessary as part of the treatment provided by the Ministry for certain disabled men?

Between four and five weeks' notice was actually given. My right hon. Friend considers this period ample, and is not prepared to extend it.