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Spectacle Frames (Cellulose Nitrate)

Volume 650: debated on Friday 1 December 1961

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will consider taking powers to ensure that wherever possible cellulose nitrate is not used in the manufacture of spectacle frames.

I will keep a watch on this problem with the help of my right hon. Friend the Minister of Health and will give it further consideration if it becomes clear that the risk is greater than our present information suggests.