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Record Number: 13885


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'...Naturally the Insurance Companies are feeling a bit sick and when the report is delved into, this is hardly to be wondered at. I have only read a wee bit of the report so far, but one thing has struck me. It does not seem right, as Sir William points out, that Insurance Companies should make money, and so much of it too, on human life and suffering.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Apr 1943 and 30 Apr 1943

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

unknown

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

[Report into Insurance Companies' finances]

Genre:

news?

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

13885

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

File Report 1673, Date May 1943, Title SOCIAL SECURITY AND PARLIAMENT, p. 4, in in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk ,

Citation:

File Report 1673, Date May 1943, Title SOCIAL SECURITY AND PARLIAMENT, p. 4, in in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk , http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=13885, accessed: 04 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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