HC Deb 15 July 1985 vol 83 cc56-7W
Mr. Hancock

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will set up an independent inquiry into the treatment and care at St. Mary's hospital, Portsmouth and the subsequent death of Mrs. Julia Hall who died in Portsmouth on 30 August 1982.

Mr. John Patten

We are satisfied with the inquiries already made by the Portsmouth and South-East Hampshire health authority into this unfortunate incident.