HC Deb 06 July 1964 vol 698 cc21-2W
36. Sir B. Janner

asked the Minister of Health whether, in view of the fact that, as stated in a Report of the Depart- ment of Scientific and Industrial Research, sulphur dioxide release to atmosphere has risen by 23 per cent. although smoke emission has been reduced by 35 per cent., he will institute an inquiry into the effects of such sulphur fumes on health, having regard to the increase in lung cancer and bronchitis and other chest ailments.

Mr. Braine

I would refer the hon. Member to my right hon. Friend's reply of 25th June, to the hon. Member for Dunfermline Burghs (Dr. A. Thompson).

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