HC Deb 24 May 1990 vol 173 cc338-9W
Sir Dudley Smith

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what stage his official scientific inquiry into cot deaths has reached; when he anticipates receiving this report; and if he will make a statement.

Mrs. Virginia Bottomley

I refer my hon. Friend to the reply that I gave the hon. Members for Oxford, East (Mr. Smith), for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney (Mr. Rowlands) and for Birmingham, Ladywood (Ms. Short) on 16 May at column414.