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National Assistance (Applications)

Volume 524: debated on Friday 26 February 1954

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asked the Minister of Pensions and National Insurance how far his regulations provide that applicants for National Assistance have a right to have their cases investigated solely by correspondence where they object to any form of personal interview.

The National Assistance (Administration of Assistance) Regulations, 1948, do not contain any provision enabling an applicant for Assistance to insist on having his case dealt with solely by correspondence.