HC Deb 03 February 1998 vol 305 c636W
Mr. Maginnis

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, pursuant to his answer to the hon. Member for Wakefield (Mr. Hinchliffe) of 1 December 1997,Official Report, columns 48–49, on driving licences for insulin-dependent diabetes sufferers, if he will list the scientific evidence which he assessed before reaching his decision. [25783]

Ms Glenda Jackson

The Secretary of State is advised by the Honorary Advisory Panel on Diabetes and Driving, comprising experts in this field. The Panel have assessed all the available evidence, including studies on the consequences of insulin treatment and the risk of hypoglycaemia occurring without warning.

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