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Infected Milk

Volume 388: debated on Thursday 1 April 1943

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asked the Minister of Health whether he will take legislative' steps to ensure that local authorities are entitled to grant special compensation in cases of prolonged illness or of permanent-spinal or other bodily injuries in children traceable to the consumption of infected milk?

No, Sir. It would not in my view be reasonable to place on a local authority liability in respect of a disability for which they are not responsible.