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Atmospheric Lead

Volume 24: debated on Wednesday 26 May 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he has had discussions with the British Medical Association on reducing the amount of lead in the atmosphere.

No. The Government have decided to reduce the level of lead in the atmosphere in the fastest practicable way, and that is a matter for engineering and economics rather than medicine.