§ 87. Squadron Leader Cooper
asked the Minister of Health if he is yet in a position to make a statement on the researches made by his Department into cancer of the lung and the possible contributory effect of smoking.
§ 88. Mr. Chetwynd
asked the Minister of Health whether he has yet received the report of his Standing Advisory Committee on Cancer and Radiotherapy; and if he will now make a statement on the theory that smoking may be a cause of cancer of the lung.
§ Mr. Iain Macleod
No. My Standing Advisory Committee on Cancer and Radiotherapy have not yet finished their study of the available evidence on this difficult problem