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Volume 978: debated on Wednesday 13 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if, in view of the controversy about the effects of the drug Debendox and the pending court case in the United States of America, and in order to allay public concern and protect pregnant women and their babies, he will order the withdrawal of the drug until the outcome of the court case is known.

I refer the hon. Member to my reply to the right hon. Member for Stoke-on-Trent, South (Mr. Ashley) on 4 February.—[Vol. 978, c. 62–3.]