HC Deb 06 July 1979 vol 969 cc744-5W
Miss Richardson

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he expects Sir Henry Yellowlees to report on his inquiry into the use of medical examinations in immigration control and the question of X-rays to assess age; and if he intends to publish the report.

Mr. Whitelaw

The review, in consultation with the chief medical adviser Sir Henry Yellowlees, of the objects and nature of medical examinations in the context of immigration control, is continuing. It is too soon to say when it will be completed. When it is, I shall report the conclusions to the House.

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