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Volume 465: debated on Thursday 2 June 1949

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asked the Minister of Health if he is aware that the matron of John Groom's Babies' Home, Cudham, Kent, has not been able to obtain spectacles applied for in December, 1948; and, in view of the fact that without them she is unable to deal with urgent correspondence or to read prescriptions and that urgent letters have to be sent to the London office for attention, involving delay up to a week, he will see that she receives her spectacles forthwith.

I would refer the hon. Member to the reply which I gave to my hon. Friend the Member for East Islington (Mr. E. Fletcher), on 19th May.