HC Deb 08 December 1971 vol 827 c1312

Mr. Robert Edwards, supported by Miss Joan Lestor, Mr. Norman Atkinson, Mr. Peter Archer, Mr. Jack Ashley, Mr. Alfred Morris, Mr. Arthur Palmer, Mr. John Prescott, Mr. Edward Milne, Mr. W. T. Williams, and Mr. Dick Leonard, presented a Bill to create a public department with special responsibilities for advising and assisting elderly persons; to extend and improve the services provided by local authorities for elderly persons; to amend the law regarding the age of retirement from employment; and to make other provisions for the care of the elderly: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time upon Friday, 21st January and to be printed. [Bill 46.]

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