Oral Answers to Questions — Strontium 90

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 30 April 1959.

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Photo of Mr Hugh Gaitskell Mr Hugh Gaitskell , Leeds South 12:00, 30 April 1959

Since the statement circulated by the Prime Minister shows that the rate of deposition of strontium 90 has doubled since May, 1958, and can go no further than saying that its concentration in human bone is likely to remain below that at which immediate consideration would be necessary, will the Prime Minister say whether steps are being taken to try to establish more precisely how great the danger is?