§ 74. Mr. William Griffiths
asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware of the shortage of flat form ophthalmic lenses and, in view of the delay caused in the provision of certain spectacles where such a form of lens is insisted upon by his regulations, if he will now authorise the provision of toric, or curved, lenses which are more easily obtainable.
§ 92. Sir J. Mellor
asked the Minister of Health why the arrangements for quicker 299W delivery of spectacles in urgent cases, which came into force in April, have not been applied to spectacles ordered before April.
§ Commander Noble
asked the Minister of Health when Mr. Smith of Chelsea, particulars of whose case have been forwarded to him, may expect to receive the spectacles which were prescribed for him in February.
§ Colonel Clarke
asked the Minister of Health when Miss D. S. Scotcher, Calverley House, Crowborough, Sussex, who was ordered new spectacles by her doctor under the National Health Scheme 11 months ago, may expect to receive them.