Oral Answers to Questions — Vaccination.

– in the House of Commons on 14th December 1926.

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Photo of Mr Frank Briant Mr Frank Briant , Lambeth North

54.

asked the Minister of Health whether the case of the young man of 19 who recently died about 14 days after vaccination, the name of whom has been given privately to him in a letter, dated 19th November, from Mr. Arnold Lupton, has been reported to the Committee on Vaccination now sitting?

Photo of Dr Thomas Watts Dr Thomas Watts , Manchester, Withington

Has the hon. Member attempted to show that the death of this man is in any way connected with vaccination?

Photo of Sir Kingsley Wood Sir Kingsley Wood , Woolwich West

I must have notice of that question, but I do not think there is any reason to apprehend that such is the case.

Photo of Dr Thomas Watts Dr Thomas Watts , Manchester, Withington

Is it not a fact that vaccination is intended as a protection against smallpox, and does not—

Photo of Mr John Whitley Mr John Whitley , Halifax

That does not quite arise on this question.