HC Deb 05 February 1996 vol 271 c33W
Mr. Ainger

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if all individuals that served in the Gulf war will now qualify for medical assessment following his recent announcement. [13754]

Mr. Soames

All service and ex-service personnel who think that they are suffering some form of illness as a result of their service in the Gulf war are entitled, upon referral by a service medical officer or general practitioner, to be seen under the medical assessment programme run by my Department.