§ 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 Architects Hairdressers Engineers Physicists Chemists Geologists 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.