Workmen's Compensation Acts.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland. – in the House of Commons on 12th December 1922.

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Photo of Mr Joseph Westwood Mr Joseph Westwood , Peebles and Southern

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asked the First Commissioner of Works, as representing the Secretary for Scotland, if he will inquire into the actions of the Scottish Mineowners' Defence and Mutual Insurance Association re its methods of withholding and making payment under the Workmen's Compensation Acts; and if, as the result of that investigation, it is found that undue pressure has been put upon injured miners to accept less than they are legally entitled to, what action does he propose taking to enforce the provisions of the Compensation Acts on the above association?