HL Deb 10 February 1994 vol 551 cc132-3WA
The Countess of Mar

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What are the names of the members of the medical and scientific panel, to be set up as a sub-committee of the Veterinary Products Committee, who are to conduct research into the chronic effects upon human health of exposure to organophosphorous sheep dips; and when that panel is to meet.

Earl Howe

Dr. D. N. Bateman, Medical Director of the Northern Region Drug and Therapeutics Centre has been appointed as Chairman of the Medicines Panel.

Prospective members of the panel are currently being approached with a view to establishing their willingness to serve. An announcement about its composition will be made as soon as possible. The panel is expected to meet shortly.