HC Deb 29 January 1969 vol 776 c355W
Mr. Oakes

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services (1) if he will make industrial deafness a prescribed industrial disease under the Industrial Injuries Acts;

(2) if he has now studied the Report of the Working Party on Industrial Deafness; what action he proposes to take upon it; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Swingler

I understand that the final report on the long-term Government research project on occupational deafness will be received shortly and when we have studied it we shall decide upon the action to be taken.

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