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National Insurance (Industrial Accidents)

Volume 463: debated on Tuesday 29 March 1949

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asked the Minister of National Insurance why any person disabled at work prior to the National Insurance scheme coming into force, still qualifies under the Workmen's Compensation Act, the terms of which are less favourable than those under the new scheme.

I would refer the noble Lady to the statement I made on 23rd March, 1948, in reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Ince (Mr. T. Brown), a copy of which I am sending to her.