HC Deb 10 December 1991 vol 200 c377W
Mr. Crowther

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if the Government have completed their consideration of the European Commission recommendation of 22 May 1990 concerning the adoption of a European schedule of occupational diseases; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Scott

We are still considering the recommendation. We are being assisted in our consideration by the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council, the independent body which advises the Secretary of State on occupational diseases. The council hopes to report back in late 1992.

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