Oral Answers to Questions — Dentists Act, 1878 (Amending Bill).

– in the House of Commons on 8th December 1920.

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Photo of Mr Peter Raffan Mr Peter Raffan , Leigh

71.

asked the Minister of Health whether, in view of his promise to introduce legislation during the present Session of Parliament for the purpose of carrying out the recommendations of the Departmental Committee on the Dentists Act, 1878, he can now name a definite date for the introduction of the measure?

Photo of Mr Thomas Cape Mr Thomas Cape , Workington

42.

asked the Minister of Health when it is proposed to introduce a Bill for the purpose of carrying out the recommendations of the Departmental Committee on the Dentists Act, 1878?

Photo of Mr Alfred Yeo Mr Alfred Yeo , Poplar South Poplar

73.

asked the Minister of Health when it is proposed to introduce legislation for the purpose of carrying out the recommendations of the Departmental Committee on the Dentists Act, 1878?

Photo of Mr Frederick Thomson Mr Frederick Thomson , Aberdeen South

75.

asked the Minister of Health whether lie will introduce this Session the Bill to amend the Dentists Act, 1878?

Photo of Mr William Lindsay Mr William Lindsay , Belfast Cromac

76.

asked the Minister of Health if it is still the intention of the Government to introduce a Bill during this Session to carry out the recommendations of the Departmental Committee on the Dentists Act, 1878?

Photo of Mr Barnet Kenyon Mr Barnet Kenyon , Chesterfield

77.

asked the Minister of Health whether pledges have been given on behalf of the Government that legislation will be introduced during the present Session of Parliament for the purpose of carrying out the recommendations of the Departmental Committee on the Dentists Act, 1878; and, if so, when it is proposed to redeem those pledges by introducing a Bill for the purpose?

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78.

asked the Minister of Health whether the Government propose to take action to carry out the recommendations of the Departmental Committee on the Dentists Act, 1878; and, if so, whether legislation on the subject will be introduced at an early date?

Photo of Mr Walter Elliot Mr Walter Elliot , Lanark

82.

asked the Minister of Health whether the proposed dental legislation, even if found contentious, will at least be introduced as promised before Christmas that the feeling of the House may be ascertained on this important subject?

Photo of Dr Christopher Addison Dr Christopher Addison , Shoreditch

In accordance with the promise made by me, with the concurrence of the Lord Privy Seal, to a deputation representing a large body of Members, the Bill dealing with this subject will be introduced, so as to enable rfc to be printed before the Recess, in order that those interested may have an opportunity of examining the proposals.

Photo of Mr Peter Raffan Mr Peter Raffan , Leigh

Can the right hon. Gentleman give any indication whether it is likely to be introduced next week?

Photo of Dr Christopher Addison Dr Christopher Addison , Shoreditch

It will be in a few days.