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Diphtheria (Deaths, Scotland)

Volume 393: debated on Wednesday 3 November 1943

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many deaths from diphtheria were recorded in each of the five years 1938 to 1942 and the first half of 1943; and how many of the deaths were children under five, children between bye and 15 years and persons over 15 years of age?

The figures asked for are as follow:of dairy farmers; and whether he will make an early announcement?

I would refer my hon. Friend to the statement I made on 28th October concerning agricultural prices. Discussions with the industry are at present proceeding. I hope to make a further announcement shortly.