HC Deb 06 November 1970 vol 805 cc476-7W
Mr. Alfred Morris

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what steps he is taking to ensure that the homes of all elderly persons likely to suffer from hypothermia are adequately provided against cold during the winter months; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Alison

We shall shortly be issuing a circular drawing attention to the dangers of hypothermia and reminding local authorities and others concerned of the need to take precautionary action.