§ Mr. Thurnham
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what evidence is available to him on whether a two-tier system of eye tests would be detrimental to a patient's sight; and whether there are any specific conditions which cannot be detected by test other than the full eye test.
§ Mr. Mellor
[holding answer 2 May 1989]: I must ask my hon. Friend to await my consideration of the results of the present consultations on regulations governing sight test.