§ Mr. Pavitt
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many representations he has received on his consultative document on proposals for protection of professional title under the Professions Supplementary to Medicine Act 1960; if he has yet reached any conclusion regarding future legislation; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Kenneth Clarke
We have received a substantial number of representations on the consultation document, from hon. Members, professional bodies and individual practitioners. We will be consulting with other United Kingdom health Ministers and will make a statement as soon as we have reached decisions.