HC Deb 20 December 1928 vol 223 c3198
12. Sir R. THOMAS

asked the President of the Board of Education how many education authorities in Wales have an oculist service; what is the number of oculists employed; and how many children have been fitted with spectacles during the last complete year?


All the education authorities in Wales have made arrangements for dealing with defects of vision, including arrangements for the supply of spectacles. The number of medical officers employed on this work is 58. The total number of children provided with spectacles during 1927 was 9,082.