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To ask the Secretary of State for Health what (a) assessment he has made of and (b) representations he has received on the recent Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks review of the ability of EU member states to manufacture incandescent bulbs available where there are medical grounds; and if he will make a statement. [R]
The European Commission's Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) released a preliminary Opinion on the health effects of artificial light on
The Government have asked the European Commission to take the SCENIHR review and recommendations into account.
The Department is continuing to work with patient groups, clinicians and the lighting industry to keep the health issues under review.