§ Mr. Callaghan
I am sorry that the Bradford Watch Committee reversed their earlier decision to amalgamate with six other police authorities in the West Riding. It is, however, possible that those other authorities, covering a large part of the geographical county, will proceed with a voluntary amalgamation scheme. In the circumstances of this particular area I therefore thought it right to inform all the authorities that if a satisfactory scheme were submitted to me quickly I would not consider it necessary to use my powers of compulsion.146W pectant and nursing mothers in each of the last five years;
(3) what proportion of National Health Service prescriptions were issued to children under the age of 15 years in each of the last five years.