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Immigrants (Gynaecological Examinations)

Volume 990: debated on Thursday 7 August 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he intends to publish the report of Sir Henry Yellowlees into the incidence of virginity testing and X-ray examinations of would-be immigrants to the United Kingdom.

Sir Henry Yellowlees' review is of the nature and conduct of medical examinations for immigration purposes in general. As the hon. Member for Wolverhampton, North-East (Mrs. Short) was told on 11 July—[Vol. 988, c. 328]—we are considering the matter.