§ Mr. Fatchett
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when he expects to publish the report on the inquiry into the outbreak of salmonella poisoning at the Stanley Royd hospital, Wakefield.
§ Mr. John Patten
The committee of inquiry into the outbreak, under chairman John Hugill QC, completed the public hearings of oral evidence on 17 May. We are awaiting its report, and will publish the findings of the committee once we have given the report careful consideration.