HC Deb 14 December 1983 vol 50 cc499-500W
Mr. Alfred Morris

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services (1) what research he is aware of regarding the potential dangers of drinking alcohol during pregnancy; and if he will make a statement;

(2) if he has any plans to revise his Department's advice that there is no conclusive evidence that moderate drinking by pregnant women is a hazard to their unborn children; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. John Patten

I shall let the right hon. Member have a reply as soon as possible.