§ Mr. Bob Cryer
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he is satisfied with the co-ordination between his Department and the Department of Employment and the Health and Safety Commission with regard to the dangers 499W arising from the use of asbestos in hospitals and clinics; and if he will make a statement.
§ Dr. Owen,
pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 25th May, 1976, Vol. 912, c. 133], gave the following information:
Yes I am satisfied, and I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply given to him by my hon. Friend the Minister for Housing and Construction on 25th May.—[Vol. 912, c. 179–80.]—My Department has nominated a medical and a lay assessor to the Advisory Committee on Asbestos to which my hon. Friend referred.