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Health Education (Film)

Volume 887: debated on Monday 3 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the film produced by the Health Education Unit entitled "Dying of Thirst"; and if he will arrange to have it shown to Members of Parliament in Westminster at an early convenient moment.

This film is still in the production stage and will not be available before late April. It will be aimed at children between 11 and 14 with the object of developing a more sensible approach to alcohol. Its primary function is to serve as an aid to teachers and health educators, with appropriate supporting material; but I am sure the unit would be pleased to arrange a showing on a suitable occasion for hon. Members particularly interested.