§ Dr. SHIELS
asked the Minister of Health how many local authorities in England and Wales make no arrange 885W ments for pneumothorax treatment and X-ray screen diagnosis in connection with tuberculosis schemes
§ Mr. NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN
In England, out of the 152 Local Authorities concerned, at least 115, according to the information in nay Department, make arrangements for X-ray examinations, and at least 59 have arrangements available for pneumothorax treatment. It is possible that such arrangements exist in some of the other areas. In Wales, arrangements for both purposes have been made by the Welsh National Memorial Association, with whom all the Local Authorities concerned in Wales886W Contract for the provision of treatment for tuberculosis.