§ Mr. Rooker
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list those community health councils in the West Midlands region which had not received on 20 March the comments of the relevant area health authority upon their annual reports published in 1978, giving the date of publication of each report.
§ Mr. Deakins
By 20 March, two community health councils in the West Midlands region had not received the comments of the relevant area health 397W authority on their annual reports for 1977–78. The Mid-Staffordshire community health council's report was received on 1 December 1978; a joint meeting of the community health council and Staffordshire area health authority to discuss it was held on 27 March 1979. The Central Birmingham community health council's report was received on 18 September 1978; the comments of the Birmingham area health Authority (teaching) are awaited. Annual reports for 1977–78 have not yet been received from Kidderminster, North Birmingham, East Birmingham and South Birmingham community health councils.