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Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: Radioactive Substances (Safety Regulations) (25 Feb 1959)

Radioactive Substances (Safety Regulations)

Foreign Affairs (19 Feb 1959)

Mr William Ormsby-Gore: ...would not bring victory to the Communists or anyone else. The so-called victor would preside over nothing more than the scattered remnants of humanity ekeing out a miserable existence on a largely radioactive dustbowl. If this is accepted by the Soviet leaders, they may well be genuine about desiring some agreement to coexist. If victory for Communism can no longer be had by force, it...

Oral Answers to Questions — France (Nuclear Tests) (18 Feb 1959)

Mr Fenner Brockway: ...for Foreign Affairs if he will make representations to the French Government regarding its intention to establish a nuclear weapons testing station at Kerguelen Island, in view of the danger of radioactive fall-out over British Protectorates in South Africa because Kerguelen is in a cyclone belt where winds reach 140 miles an hour.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Health: Imported Foodstuffs (Radioactivity) (16 Feb 1959)

Mr Richard Thompson: We are always having this matter under consideration, but there is no reason to think that imported food is more highly contaminated by radioactive fall-out than food produced in the United Kingdom, which is extensively monitored.


Mr Reginald Maudling: ...and operation of these installations and also to ensure that, should an accident occur, anyone damaged thereby shall be properly compensated. I will start by stressing that the likelihood of radioactive damage or hurt to an individual arising from a nuclear installation is very remote. As the House is aware, there are many interlocking safety devices designed to prevent either human or...

Nuclear Power Stations (Safety) (21 Jan 1959)

Mr Goronwy Roberts: the type of reactor which is projected in the Trawsfynydd installation and the other new stations? Secondly, there are suggestions that those stations are subject to seepage or leakage of radioactive matter which could adversely affect the health and safety of human beings, animals in the locality and also of vegetation. What truth is there in that? Is it correct to say that what...

Rocket Bases (10 Dec 1958)

Mr Frank Allaun: speak about something which is even more important than an election, namely, whether our children will grow up to live happy, healthy and useful lives or whether they will finish up as part of a radioactive cinder heap. I want to deal, in particular, with the events which happened last weekend in Norfolk. I admit that I was opposed at the outset to the demonstration which took place at...

Foreign Affairs (4 Dec 1958)

Mr Aneurin Bevan: ...peace and is unified, if she is to have her frontiers secured by the other Powers, if her people no longer have to look towards the possibility of becoming a murderous battlefield or a mass of radioactive cinders, they might be prepared, and ought to be prepared, to make their economic contribution to a world development fund, or world development authority. How many people in Great...

Oral Answers to Questions — Radioactive Fall-Out, Wales (2 Dec 1958)

Oral Answers to Questions — Radioactive Fall-Out, Wales

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Health: Radioactivity (1 Dec 1958)

Mrs. Butler: asked the Minister of Health what arrangements have been made so that figures obtained by regular monitoring of foodstuffs, atmosphere and water for radioactive content are interpreted for the greater London area and are published.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Health: Radioactivity (24 Nov 1958)

...Welsh Affairs about the desirability of setting up a joint board of the food and drugs authorities in Greater London with responsibility and power to ensure full coverage by regular monitoring for radioactive content of all foods entering the Greater London area, and of all atmosphere and water affecting people in the Greater London area.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Exhibition, Glasgow (Cobalt Capsule) (18 Nov 1958)

Mr Arthur Woodburn: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether his attention was called to the possible dangers to the health of the people of Glasgow by a radioactive cobalt capsule being taken out of the custody of the exhibitors in Kelvin Hall; what steps he proposes to take to safeguard the public from such mishaps in future; and whether he will give an assurance that all present danger has passed.

Orders of the Day — Factories Bill (17 Nov 1958)

Sir Barnett Stross: ...list of dangerous occurrences that might occur in factories and provides for their notification. May we have an assurance, under this Clause, that if there is an escape or an accidental release of radioactivity, it will be regarded as a dangerous occurrence and will be scheduled? Secondly, may I put this point to the Minister? At present, if Harwell sends out any material which emits...

Orders of the Day — Industrial Injuries (Prescribed Diseases) (29 Oct 1958) their favour, I ask that the position should be carefully watched. I want briefly to refer to prescribed disease No. 25 which deals with a number of complaints which may be caused by radioactive substances, X-rays or other radioactivity. Here again, we appear to be making an improvement. For example, certain blood disorders have been prescribed. Previously only leukaemia and aplostic...

Oral Answers to Questions — Nuclear Tests and Disarmament (31 Jul 1958)

Mr Harold Macmillan: It would not be right for me to go beyond what has appeared in the agreed communiqués. These show that the experts have studied and drawn up draft summary conclusions on acoustic, seismic, radioactive and electro-magnetic methods of detection of nuclear tests. The detection of high altitude nuclear test explosions has also been studied. The Conference is continuing with its work as...

Orders of the Day — National Health Service (30 Jul 1958)

Dr Edith Summerskill: ...have to be learned by doctors; but nothing has been said about the nuclear age and its products. These are clearly related to medicine, and already we are making diagnostic and therapeutic use of radioactive isotopes. I assure the Minister that I am not trying to make a party point when I say that paradoxically, while we use the great discoveries of the nuclear age for curative purposes,...

Orders of the Day — Disarmament (10 Jun 1958) in the "slave State." [Interruption.] Hon. Members will not like it when it is finished. He stated that, The territories of the Soviet Union, like other countries, are widely contaminated with radioactive fall-out from past tests.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Radioactivity (Foodstuffs) (1 May 1958)

Mr Somerville Hastings: asked the Prime Minister whether, in view of the anxiety felt by many, he will publish a monthly report giving details of radioactive fallout and radioactivity of representative samples of milk and vegetables of areas in which observations are being made.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Cancer Treatment (29 Apr 1958)

Mr William Hannan: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what are his plans for establishing more high-power units for the treatment of cancer; and how far these plans also include the use of radioactive cobalt and caesium.

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