HC Deb 07 May 1962 vol 659 cc6-7W
Dr. A. Thompson

asked the Parliamentary Secretary for Science whether, in view of the invitation, details of which have been sent to him by the hon. Member for Dunfermline Burghs, extended by a United States firm to Dr. Walter G. Smith, of Sunderland Technical College in connection with his findings on asthma, he will make money available from British sources to finance research into a cure for asthma based on Dr. Smith's findings.

Mr. R. Thompson

I have been asked to reply.

The information sent by the hon. Member consisted of a cutting from The Daily Telegraph and contained no scientific detail. If Dr. Smith submits a proposal to the Medical Research Council in the ordinary way it will of course be considered.

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