§ Mr. Ieuan Wyn Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will make a statement on the progress of the Medical Research Council's study of the effects of sea pollution on health.
§ Mr. Waldegrave
I have been asked to reply.1048W
The Medical Research Council is not carrying out any studies into the effects of sea pollution on health. It is, however, always willing to consider soundly based scientific proposals in competition with other applications for research funding.