HC Deb 30 November 1982 vol 33 cc125-6W
36. Mr. Kilroy-Silk

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many patients are currently awaiting transfer from each of the four special hospitals; and how many in each case have been waiting for (a) over three months, (b) over six months, (c) over nine months, (d) 12 months, (e) two years, (f) three years and (g) four years.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

The number of patients awaiting transfer from each of the special hospitals on 16 November last was as follows:

Mr. Newton

There have been temporary shortages of staff at both the Smethwick and West Bromwich local offices. Efforts are being made to rectify the situation.