asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether, in view of continued reports of an adverse nature from various medical experts, he will appoint a specialised committee to review the use of the contraceptive pill and to assess what margin of safety there is.
The Committee on Safety of Medicines, an independent advisory body, monitors closely reports of suspected adverse reactions to oral contraceptives and advises the United Kingdom licensing authority on the safety of such products. In addition, a number of other expert bodies such as the Medical
|PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLDS IN OWNER OCCUPATION ENGLAND AND WALES: 1947 TO 1978|
Percentage of all households
Source: 1947—"The British Household", a Social Survey report; 1961, 1966, 1971—Census of Population; 1972–1978—the General Household Survey.