HC Deb 13 November 1979 vol 973 cc570-1W
Mr. Jessel

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will make a statement concerning his policy relating to the retention of small local hospitals.

Dr. Vaughan

I refer my hon. Friend to the replies I gave to my hon. Friend the Member for Brentwood and Ongar (Mr. McCrindle) on 11 June 1979 and my hon. Friends the Members for Rutland and Stamford (Mr. Lewis) and for Christchurch and Lymington (Mr. Adley) on 26 June 1979.—[Vol. 968, c. 95; Vol. 969, c. 115.]