Trinidad (Social Insurance)

Oral Answers to Questions — Jamaica – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 29th October 1947.

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Photo of Mr Jon Rankin Mr Jon Rankin , Glasgow Tradeston 12:00 am, 29th October 1947

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if satisfactory health and unemployment insurance schemes have yet been introduced in Trinidad.

Photo of Lieut-Colonel David Rees-Williams Lieut-Colonel David Rees-Williams , Croydon South

No, Sir, but the Governor has recently assured me that he is doing his best to hasten the drawing up of suitable schemes on these two important and complex matters.

Photo of Mr Jon Rankin Mr Jon Rankin , Glasgow Tradeston

Will my hon. Friend keep before him the fact that the Unemployment Insurance Committee was set up in 1943 and many people are hoping that action will soon be forthcoming?