HC Deb 31 January 1984 vol 53 c148W
Mr. Lyell

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he is satisfied that local authorities have adequate powers to supervise the administration of mortuaries run by them; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Waldegrave

Local authorities providing mortuaries administer them under general powers of management, which I am satisfied are sufficient to enable them to exercise adequate supervision.

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