HC Deb 19 June 1956 vol 554 c91W
95. Dr. Stross

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will promote legislation to ensure that X-rays in shoe fitting will be abandoned unless prescribed for orthopaedic reasons; and that watches and clocks should not be made with radio-actively luminous dials except for necessary usage.

Major Lloyd-George

I assume that this Question arises from suggestions made in the Report of the Medical Research Council on "The Hazards to Man of Nuclear and Allied Radiations". This Report has only just been received, and it is too early to say what action will be taken. But I can promise the hon. Member that the views of the Council on these two points will be closely examined.

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