HC Deb 04 March 1963 vol 673 cc24-5
47. Sir M. Lindsay

asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that a firm of Birmingham solicitors, whose name has been sent to him, have written to his Department's legal adviser twice since 17th January, seeking advice in regard to a case of ill-health, but have received no reply other than an acknowledgment card after the second letter; and what disciplinary action he proposes to take against this officer, to ensure greater courtesy and promptitude in dealing with correspondence within the Department.

Mr. Powell

I greatly regret the delay. My hon. Friend has been sent an explanation of the circumstances.

Sir M. Lindsay

I am obliged to my right hon. Friend.

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