V. I.   Lenin

Draft Decision for the Politbureau of the C.C., R.C.P.(B.) on
Social Insurance[1]

Written: October 10, 1921
Published: First published in 1959 in Lenin Miscellany XXXVI. Printed from the manuscript.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, 1st English Edition, Progress Publishers, 1965, Moscow, Volume 42, page 347b.
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov
Transcription\Markup: D. Walters
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The Presidium of the All-Russia Central Council of Trade Unions, jointly with the Supreme Economic Council, the People’s Commissariats for Health and Social Security, shall be charged with working up the question of insurance for workers in connection with the new economic policy.


[1] This motion was adopted by the Politbureau on October 10, 1921. On November 15 the C.P.C. endorsed the Decree on Social Insurance of Employed Persons (see the newspaper Izvestia No. 263, November 23, 1921).

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