HC Deb 22 November 1972 vol 846 c441W
Mr. Ron Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services why the Cumberland Infirmary's casualty department has come near to closing on several occasions recently; and if he will give an assurance that there is sufficient medical, nursing and other ancillary staff to avoid this happening in the future.

Mr. Alison

I understand that there have been no occasions recently where this department has been in danger of closing, and that the present staffing is adequate.