§ 37. Mr. Kenneth Lewis
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what representations she has received on the licensing of private medical facilities; and if she will make a statement.
§ 45. Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what representations she has received on licensing the quantity of private medical facilities.
§ Mrs. Castle
In my statement to the House on 15th December—[Vol. 902, c. 971–2]—I indicated those areas which are a matter for further consultation including the possibility that any reserve powers we might have to take over licensing might be placed in the hands of the independent board.