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Volume 486: debated on Monday 9 April 1951

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asked the Minister of National Insurance if a doctor who works for the National Health Service is, under her regulations, for the purposes of National Insurance contributions, classed as self-employed or employed by the State.

The conditions under which doctors work for the National Health Service vary but a general practitioner on the list of an executive council will normally be regarded as self-employed for the purposes of the National Insurance Act.