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Vibration White Finger

Volume 24: debated on Wednesday 26 May 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he has yet reached a decision on the recommendation by the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council, Cmnd. 8350, that vibration white finger should be prescribed as an industrial disease.

Yes. My right hon. Friend has accepted the recommendations of the council in principle. The introduction of regulations implementing this decision must depend upon the availability of resources.