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Welfare Foods, Oldham

Volume 649: debated on Monday 13 November 1961

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asked the Minister of Health if he will state the volume of sales of welfare foods in Oldham for September, 1961, and September, 1960; and what he proposes to do to reverse the decreasing distribution of these essential foods for children.

The figures are given below. I have no reason to doubt that intake of these foods is generally adequate.exploding of the 50 megaton bomb; how many ships have been tested; what have been the results; and whether he will make a statement.

This is a matter for port health authorities, to wham all necessary advice and assistance is available. They do not make returns to me, but in the two cases known to me the results have been negative.