§ Mr. Anthony Steen
asked the Prime Minister what reply she is making to the petition for the continuation of the Royal Liverpool children's hospital signed by 185,000 Liverpudlians and delivered to her in early December.
§ The Prime Minister
I am very well aware of the strong local feeling about the future of the Myrtle Street branch of the Royal Liverpool children's hospital. My hon. Friend the Minister for Health is keeping in close touch with the health authorities who are carrying out further studies into Liverpool's future needs for paeditric services.