HC Deb 19 May 1972 vol 837 cc236-7W
Mr. St. John-Stevas

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he will now announce the names of the chairman and members of the committee of inquiry into the care of patients at South Ockendon Hospital, near Grays, Essex.

Sir K. Joseph

Yes. J. Hampden Inskip, Esq., Q.C., Recorder of Bournemouth, has agreed to act as Chairman. The other members will beM. McCree, Esq., S.R.N., R.M.P.A., Chief Nursing Officer, Coldeast and Tatchbury Mount Hospital, Southampton. Alderman Mrs. Patience Sheard, B.A., J.P., Chairman of the Social Services Committee of Sheffield County Borough Council. Dr. E. W. Shepherd, M.B., B.S., D.P.M., M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., Physician Superintendent, Leavesden Hospital, near Watford. Sir John Wills, Bt., T.D., F.R.I.C.S., J.P., D.L., Alderman of Somerset County Council.