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Legionnaire's Disease

Volume 87: debated on Thursday 21 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if, in the light of the further confirmed cases of legionnaire's disease in Glasgow, he will now institute a public inquiry into the outbreak; and if he will make a statement.

The environmental health department of Glasgow district council and the Greater Glasgow health board are already conducting a full investigation into the cases of legionnaire's disease at Roystonhill. The report of this investigation will be carefully studied, but on the information presently available I do not think that a public inquiry is called for.