HC Deb 04 June 1962 vol 661 c12W
67. Sir H. Lucas-Tooth

asked the Minister of Health what medical advice he has received regarding the possible effect upon the health of people exposed in a confined space to other people's tobacco smoke.

Miss Pitt

That it is unlikely to represent any serious hazard to healthy people, but that bouts of coughing and asthma due to it can be serious in those with chest complaints or heart disease.