HC Deb 02 August 1957 vol 574 cc289-90W
Mr. D. Marshall

asked the Minister of Health whether his attention has been called to the conclusion in paragraph 102 of the Report of the Joint Sub-Committee on Welfare Foods that national cod liver oil should continue to be provided for children up to the age of five years because rickets does occasionally occur in this age group, but that there has been a decline in the consumption of such cod liver oil in recent years; and whether he will consider requesting local authorities to examine the possibility of improving the present distribution arrangements as suggested in paragraph 99 of the Report.

Mr. Vaughan-Morgan

This and the other recommendations in the Joint Sub-Committee's Report are already under consideration.

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