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Industrial Diseases (Report)

Volume 466: debated on Tuesday 28 June 1949

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asked the Minister of National Insurance whether the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council have yet completed their consideration of the Dale Report; and what recommendations they have made for the extension of the list of prescribed industrial diseases.

As I said in my reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Wigan (Mr. R. Williams) on 25th January the Advisory Council have given me their views on the general matters which I referred to them. As regards the second part of the question, Beryllium poisoning has been added to the list of prescribed diseases and I am at present considering a recommendation about certain forms of cancer among nickel workers.