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Gulf War Illnesses

Volume 712: debated on Monday 5 October 2009


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To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the answer by Lord Tunnicliffe on 27 April (HL Deb, cols 8–10) and the Written Answers by Baroness Taylor of Bolton on 18 June (WA 226) and 21 July (WA 336–37), whether they still believe that the United States Institute of Medicine (IoM) has been undertaking a review for the US Department of Veterans Affairs of the report of the Congressionally-mandated and funded US Research Advisory Committee (RAC) on Gulf War Illnesses and that the IoM will publish its findings on the report in February 2010; and when they will be addressing the implications of the RAC's report for British veterans of the 1990–91 Gulf War. [HL5365]