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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Bronchitis and Emphysema

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Bronchitis and Emphysema on 27th April 1987.


Mr. Pike Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he now proposes to classify bronchitis and emphysema as industrial diseases.

Mr. Major The Industrial Injuries Advisory Council has conducted an investigation into this subject and I understand that its report will be submitted to my right hon. Friend later this year. Its recommendations will be considered then.