HC Deb 31 January 1969 vol 776 c398W
Mr. Whitaker

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what proposals he has for consumer involvement in the administration of welfare services, as suggested in the Report, Participation and Poverty, a copy of which has been sent to him; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Crossman

The Seebohm Committee's Report, whilst recognising the many difficulties, advocates the maximum participation of individuals and groups in the community in the planning, organisation and provision of the social services. This is one of the important issues raised by the Report which the Goverment are now considering.

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