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Pre-1924 Compensation Cases

Volume 480: debated on Tuesday 14 November 1950

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asked the Minister of National Insurance if her Department is now ready to bring in legislation to deal with the pre-1924 compensation cases; and when will legislation be brought before the House.

My consideration of this difficult question has reached an advanced stage and I hope to be able to make a statement before long.

While thanking the Minister for that reply, which will at least bring a ray of hope to those unfortunate citizens who have waited so long, may I ask if she will give a further assurance to the House that there will be no delay in bringing forward this legislation when it is ready?