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Emphysema And Bronchitis

Volume 927: debated on Tuesday 8 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what further steps are being taken by his Department to include emphysema and bronchitis in the list of prescribed industrial diseases.

As I explained in my reply to my hon. Friend on 3rd December last —[Vol. 921, c. 305–6]—I cannot hold out any hope on present evidence of prescribing these diseases as industrial diseases.