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Compulsory Notifiable Diseases (Cancer)

Volume 65: debated on Friday 7 August 1914

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asked the President of the Local Government Board whether, in view of the admitted desirability of subsequent disinfection in the case of any residence or premises occupied by a cancer case, he will consider the possibility of effecting such alteration of the law as will admit of the inclusion of cancer as a compulsorily notifiable disease?

I will consider this matter. I am advised that the statement contained in the first part of the question cannot be accepted in the general form in which it is expressed.