Oral Answers to Questions — New Zealand

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 27th November 1973.

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Photo of Mr Tom Driberg Mr Tom Driberg , Barking 12:00 am, 27th November 1973

Does the Prime Minister recall the great concern shown by a former Prime Minister—Mr. Macmillan—when his attention was drawn to the forecasts by Edinburgh geneticists of the number of babies likely to be born blind or deformed as a result of tests up to that date? Will he say whether any similar research is being done officially here, or in conjunction with scientists in New Zealand and Australia?