§ Q6. Miss Lestor
asked the Prime Minister if he is satisfied with the co-ordination between the Department of Health and Social Security and the Department of the Environment in relation to the receiving into care of children as a result of homelessness; and if he will make a statement.84W
§ The Prime Minister
Yes. The Department of Health and Social Security and the Department of the Environment strongly recommend that families should not be split up simply because of homelessness and their joint guidance to local authorities has consistently emphasized this view.