HC Deb 02 November 1944 vol 404 c946
33. Mr. Manningham-Buller

asked the Minister of Pensions what steps he is taking to ensure that the present high standard in the design of artificial limbs is maintained and that all possible improvements are incorporated.

Sir W. Womersley

I am of course most anxious that full use should be made for this purpose of all modern advances of a scientific or other nature. I have therefore appointed a committee to consider the design, development and use of artificial limbs and appliances connected therewith, and I am glad to say that Major Sir Brunel Cohen has kindly agreed to act as Chairman. A full list of the members is being circulated in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Mr. Manningham-Buller

In view of the widespread desire that disabled persons shall have the best possible artificial limbs, is my right hon. Friend aware that his answer will give unusual satisfaction?

Following are the members of the Committee: