§ 37. Mr. David Atkinson
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will introduce legislation to forbid for one year psychosurgery operations on the brain to allow a review of this form of treatment; and if he will make a statement.
§ Sir George Young
No. I refer my hon. Friend to my reply to the hon. Member for Woolwich, East (Mr. Cartwright)on 11 December 1980—[Vol. 996c.755]—and to my right hon. Friend's observations on a petition on this subject which were circulated as a supplement to the Votes and Proceedings on 14 December 1979.