Dockyard Workers, Foreign Stations

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National Insurance – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 13th December 1949.

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Photo of Mrs Lucy Middleton Mrs Lucy Middleton , Plymouth, Sutton 12:00 am, 13th December 1949

I understand that when men go abroad in this way their benefits are continued for only one year and then they have to pay as non-employed people. Would it not be better for the Admiralty in those circumstances to continue paying throughout in order that these men might be maintained in full insurance?