HC Deb 05 March 1982 vol 19 c252W
Sir Anthony Meyer

asked the Lord Privy Seal which professions are covered by directives of the European Community concerning freedom of establishment; in which year each directive was adopted; when each directive entered into force; and which draft directives are currently under discussion in the Council of Ministers.

Mr. Hurd

The information is as follows:

Directive on Date adopted Date of entry into force in United Kingdom
Medical doctors 16 June 1975 10 June 1977
General care nurses 27 June 1977 1 January 1980
Dentists 25 July 1978 1 June 1980
Veterinary surgeons 18 December 1978 21 December 1980
Midwives 21 January 1980 21 January 1983
Pharmacists Under discussion in the Council of Ministers
Certain other technical occupations
Auxiliary transport workers*
* i.e. Self-employed persons in services relating to transport and travel agencies and to storage and warehousing.

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