HC Deb 25 October 1939 vol 352 c1423W
Sir G. Fox

asked the Minister of Health whether householders, on whom evacuated children are billeted and who themselves have children, are compelled to accept evacuees who have not been inoculated against smallpox even if they object?

Mr. Elliot

The consideration whether a child has or has not been vaccinated is not at present one which the local authority is required to consider in arranging billets for evacuated children. I am advised that in present circumstances the risk involved need not be taken into account.

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