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Children (Lead Poisoning)

Volume 827: debated on Tuesday 30 November 1971

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what study is presently being made or planned for the immediate future of the threat to the health of young children by environmentally dispersed lead.

Studies involving children are at present being undertaken or planned in London, Derbyshire, Glasgow and South Wales and the needs for further research are being considered both within my own Department and in the Medical Research Council.