§ 24. Mr. Sainsbury
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will introduce an order extending the operation of the Fire Precautions Act 1971 to nursing homes registered under the Nursing Homes Act 1975 and to disabled or old persons' homes registered under the National Assistance Act 1948.
§ Mr. Brittan
My right hon. Friend intends to consult shortly with colleagues about possible further designations under the Fire Precautions Act 1971, in the health and social services sector.