§ Mr. Donohoe
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what work the Medical Research Council is undertaking into clusters of babies born with limb defects; which local health authorities are undertaking investigations of their own; and when he expects the results of those inquiries.
§ Mr. Stewart
[holding answer 14 March 1994]: The Medical Research Council is not currently undertaking any studies on clusters of babies born with limb defects. We are not aware of any current investigations into this subject by health boards in Scotland.