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Volume 174: debated on Thursday 14 June 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, further to his replies of 27 March, Official Report, column 134, 28 March, Official Report, column 186 and 29 March, Official Report, column 271 and his letter dated 27 April, what information he now has on the number of patients who have come forward to complain of after-effects and side-effects of the drug Myodil; and if he will now agree to instigate a thorough and independent investigation into the incidence of such cases in Wales.

Representations have been received on behalf of 12 patients in Wales who may have been affected adversely by the use of Myodil. That point aside, there is nothing I can add to my letter of 27 April.