§ 27. Mr. Atkinson
To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he expects to respond to the recommendations put to him by the Royal National Institute for the Deaf in the fair hearing campaign; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Mellor
The Royal National Institute for the Deaf is currently refining its proposals in the light of comments it has received from a number of organisations concerned with the provision of hearing aids. We shall need to consider the very complex issues involved in the context of RNID's revised proposals.