HC Deb 10 November 1980 vol 992 c78W
Mr. Marks

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what are his criteria for the exemption of sufferers from particular ailments from prescription charges; and if he will include certain stages of multiple sclerosis among them.

Sir George Young

I refer the hon. Member to my replies to my hon. Friend the Member for Lichfield and Tamworth (Mr. Heddle) on 27 October—[Vol. 991, c.176–177]—and the hon. Member for Workington (Mr. Campbell-Savours) on 6 November.—[Vol. 991, c. 645.]