§ Mr. Meacher
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what procedures he proposes to seek to bring into operation to authorise hospitals to detain persons referred for treatment who, whilst under the influence of drugs, may endanger their own safety.
§ Mr. Alison
As indicated to the House on 9th December last we shall consider whether further action is needed after we have seen the report from the subcommittee of which the hon. Member for South Shields (Mr. Blenkinsop) has been236W
benefit an incompleted B/O. 40A form.