Oral Answers to Questions — Superannuation Act, 1922.

– in the House of Commons on 20th June 1934.

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Photo of Mr John Potter Mr John Potter , Eccles

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asked the Minister of Health the number of local authorities who have adopted the Superannuation Act, 1922; and will he introduce legislation making it compulsory for all local authorities to adopt the provisions of this Act?

Photo of Mr Geoffrey Shakespeare Mr Geoffrey Shakespeare , Norwich

The number of authorities in England and Wales who have availed themselves of the provisions of the Act is 948. In the present state of public business my right hon. Friend regrets that it is not possible to make any promise as to legislation.

Photo of Mr Maurice Petherick Mr Maurice Petherick , Penryn and Falmouth

Can the hon. Member say what percentage of the total that 948 represents?