HC Deb 27 January 1958 vol 581 c16W
97. Mr. W. Griffiths

asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware of the dilapidation existing in the out-patients' department building at the Manchester Royal Infirmary; what is the nature of the structural defect; how long it is since the defects were first discovered; what remedy is proposed; when he expects to authorise work of reconstruction to commence; and what is the estimated cost.

Mr. R. Thompson

Yes; the structural defects consist of roof and wall movement; they were first discovered in 1953; it is proposed to rebuild both wings of the out-patients' department and to repair the dispensary; the work was authorised on 24th January, 1958; the estimated cost is £65,080 exclusive of fees.