§ Mr. Alex Carlile
To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether deaf children are required to take out insurance on commercial hearing aids supplied free of charge on the National Health Service; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Dorrell
I refer the hon. and learned Member to the reply my hon. Friend the then Under-Secretary of State for Health, gave the hon. Member for Gordon (Mr. Bruce) on 1 May at column538.