§ Mr. Hannam
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what progress has been made in the discussions between his Department and the local authority associations on the proposals made by the joint working group on fees and charges regarding the method of calculating charges for part III residential accommodation; if and when the proposals will be published; and if he will make a statement.
§ Sir George Young
I refer my hon. Friend to my right hon. Friend's reply to the right hon. Member for Stoke-on-Trent, South (Mr. Ashley), on 6 February.[Vol. 978, c.249.]