§ Mr. Sproat
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services, further to his answer to the hon. Member for Aberdeen, South on 7th February that, on the basis of the first nine months figures for the 1977 statistical year prosecutions for social262W
Health Education Council leaflet "Advice to Travellers" have been made fully available to travel agents and similar organisations. In the case of malaria, a survey undertaken in 1977 showed that around 85 per cent. of travellers interviewed were aware of the danger and were taking precautions; but my Department has recently strengthened publicity in this field.
The Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, Colindale, is keeping in close touch with the situation.