HC Deb 05 December 1979 vol 975 c263W
Dr. Roger Thomas

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether his Department plans to issue a circular that, in order to work within strict monetary limits, there should bean increase in the employment of the senior hospital medical grade instead of consultants.

Dr. Vaughan

No. It remains the Department's policy that service needs should normally be met by doctors in career posts rather than training posts.