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Diphtheria-Tetanus Vaccine

Volume 928: debated on Monday 21 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services, pursuant to his reply of 4th March, whether he has any plans to encourage local authority publicity or to institute departmental publicity so that parents may be made aware of the availability of the double diphtheria-tetanus vaccine, for cases where there are contraindications or parental objections ruling out the whooping-cough vaccine.

I would refer my hon. Friend to the statement my right hon. Friend made in reply to his Question on 8th February—[Vol. 925, c. 1227–31.]—I am given to understand that the leaflet currently in preparation by the Health Education Council for use by area health authorities and professional staff will include advice of the kind he has in mind.

attendance allowance, ( c) mobility allowance and ( d) assistance from the Family Fund; and if he will express each figure per 1,000 children population.