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Mr. A. R. Wallace and the Insurance Act.
(S690: 1911)

Editor Charles H. Smith's Note: A letter to the Editor printed on page 6 of the 29 December 1911 issue of The Times (London). To link directly to this page, connect with: http://people.wku.edu/charles.smith/wallace/S690.htm

To the Editor of The Times.

    Sir,--During the last week I have heard that my name has been mentioned in several papers as a strong opponent of the Insurance Bill, and to-day I learn that the same statement has been made in The Times.

    As I do not know what the exact allegation with regard to myself is will you be so kind as to send me a copy of your paper containing it (for which I enclose four stamps)? In the meantime allow me to say that I have made no such statement and that my opinion is wholly favourable to the Bill as being the best that could be done in the present state of public opinion. I have often privately expressed my great admiration of the manner in which Mr. Lloyd George has carried through Parliament so complex and beneficent a measure.

Yours truly,
Alfred R. Wallace.
Orchard, Broadstone, Dorset, Dec. 27.

    [So far as we are aware, no statement of Mr. A. R. Wallace's views as to the Insurance Act has been published in The Times.]

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