HC Deb 06 December 1979 vol 975 c311W
Mrs. Renée Short

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services, pursuant to his reply to the hon. Member for Wolver Hampton, North-East on 28 November, if he will introduce legislation to protect the privacy of medical information stored on computers or in files.

Dr. Vaughan

No. The recommendations of the committee on data protection, which include recommendations relating to medical information, are still under consideration by the Government.