HC Deb 23 September 1943 vol 392 cc411-2W
Lord Fermoy

asked the Minister of Health whether; having regard to the spread of veneral diseases, with their consequent menace to the nation, he will now introduce such legislation as will make the diseases compulsorily notifiable?

Mr. E. Brown

No, Sir, I am not at present satisfied that the result of making venereal diseases notifiable would be to help in the control of the disease. I am keeping the matter under consideration but there has not yet been time to judge the effectiveness of the measures already taken.

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