HC Deb 05 February 1985 vol 72 c523W
Mr. Pike

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services which regional health authorities have now indicated that they will be unable to comply with the timetable for drafting their outline regional policy report.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

All regions have now drafted their outline strategies as a first step to preparation of their regional strategic plans. The following dates have been agreed for submission of completed plans to our Department and, as far as we are aware, all regions are intending to meet their dates.

  • Northern—31 May
  • Yorkshire—30 June
  • Trent—6 April
  • East Anglian—31 March
  • North West Thames—30 June
  • North East Thames—Already submitted; cleared at June 1984 Ministerial Regional Review
  • South East Thames—31 May
  • South West Thames—30 June
  • Wessex—31 March
  • Oxford—Already submitted; cleared at December 1984 Ministerial Regional Review
  • South Western—31 March
  • West Midlands—31 March
  • Mersey—31 March
  • North Western—31 March