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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Industrial Deafness

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Industrial Deafness on 23rd February 1987.

Dr. Godman Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he has any plans to change the criteria by which industrial deafness is determined; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Major The Industrial Injuries Advisory Council is keeping the occupational deafness scheme under continuous review and a report is expected later this year. We will give careful consideration to its recommendations.