HC Deb 21 December 1983 vol 51 cc282-3W
Mr. Alfred Morris

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many alleged cases of failure by local authorities to fulfil their statutory duties under section 2 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act are under investigation by his Department; when the investigation began in each case; and if he will make a statement on the progress so far made in each case.

Mr. Newton

Only one case is before the Department. This was received in October. The legal implications of the case had to be explored. This has been done and inquiries are being made of the local authority concerned.

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