The National Insurance Bill

1911 The Lancet  
IN our last issue we dealt with the Chancellor; of the Exchequer's speech on the second reading of the National Insurance Bill in the House of Commons, and pointed out that it could not be accepted by the medical profession in the light of a reassurance. On Wednesday and Thursday of last week, as all our readers know, a meeting of the "Representatives of the British Medical Association was held in London to consider the Bill in its relation to medical practice, and on the second day Mr. LLOYD
more » ... ORGE was present by invitation, and for nearly two hours discussed his scheme with the Representatives. The Chancellor was in a most conciliatory mood, and nothing could have been more favour-,able than the impression which he made upon his hearers. His attitude was throughout one of sweet reasonableness, and he showed in every word an earnest desire for the cooperation of those who have it in their power to make or mar his scheme. He declared himself
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