HC Deb 26 November 1974 vol 882 c93W
8. Mr. Crouch

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what steps he proposes to take to increase medical research into the effects on men employed in saturation diving; and what consultations he proposes with other Government Departments and foreign Governments on this matter.

Mr. Judd

We are increasing research into the medical aspects of saturation diving by allocating additional underwater medical specialists of the medical branch of the Royal Navy to the research task. Close contact is maintained with the Departments of Energy, Trade, Industry and Employment on this matter. We are collaborating with the United States and France on the research and development aspects of saturation diving.

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