HC Deb 13 December 1988 vol 143 c532W
Mr. Prescott

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security whether he has received recommendations from the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council on sensorineural hearing loss for merchant seamen in the schedule of prescribed diseases and injuries; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Scott

We received a report on occupational deafness from the council last month. It is being considered.