HC Deb 25 March 1960 vol 620 c71W
Commander Pursey

asked the Minister of Education if he will state the number of children's sight-tests carried out in school-clinics in Hull, in 1959, the number of National Health Service frames dispensed at the clinics, and the number of prescriptions taken to opticians by parents.

Sir D. Eccles

4,475 sight tests were carried out at school clinics in Hull during 1959. I am informed that the number of spectacles (including replacements) dispensed at the clinics was 3,088 and that 780 prescriptions were taken to opticians by parents.