HC Deb 01 August 1952 vol 504 cc206-7W
Major Hicks Beach

asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that Mrs. F. M. Holtham, 57 Duke Street, Cheltenham, has been waiting two years and seven months for a hearing aid; and whether he will take steps to expedite the delivery of the same, and in other similar cases.

Mr. Iain Macleod

Yes. The strengthening of the Bristol distribution centre earlier in the year is already having an effect, and it is hoped that the early opening of a new centre at Gloucester will further materially improve the rate of distribution in the whole area.

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