§ Mr. S. Marshall
asked the Minister of Health whether he will consider temporarily suspending the supply of bi-focal spectacles whilst the urgent needs of children suffering from defective vision are met.
§ Mr. Hutchinson
asked the Minister of Health whether persons who desire to have them can be supplied with rimless spectacles under the National Health Service.
§ Mr. Driberg
asked the Minister of Health if he will investigate the case of a resident of Silver End, Essex, of whose name and address he has been informed, who has been awaiting delivery of spectacles for 11 months; and state the reasons for this long delay.188W
§ Sir W. Smithers
asked the Minister of Health when he expects that Mrs. Walkden, who was examined on 9th May, 1949, and Mr. B. G. Allen, who was examined on 1st July, 1949, particulars of whom have been sent him, can expect to receive their spectacles.
§ Mr. Nicholls
asked the Minister of Health, in view of the fact that there are 9,000 spectacle prescriptions still outstanding in Peterborough, what steps he proposes to take to speed up delivery.