HC Deb 25 October 1973 vol 861 c675W
Sir Gilbert Longden

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what steps she is taking to implement the recommendations of the Quirk Committee on speech therapy; and if she will make a statement.

Mrs. Thatcher

On 15th May I announced the Government's acceptance of the Committee's recommendations for the unification of speech therapy services and their future organisation under area health authorities. The Government hope to make a further statement about the other main recommendations early in the new session.