HC Deb 19 March 1985 vol 75 c450W
Mr. Carter-Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if, pursuant to the answer of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary, the hon. Member for Oxford, West and Abingdon (Mr. Patten) on 12 March concerning mentally ill patients in Salford, he will make a statement on the representations made to him by the Salford city council and the Salford health authority; what assessment he made of the problems they drew to his attention with particular reference to Prestwich hospital and what response he made.

Mr. John Patten

I shall let the hon. Member have a reply as soon as possible.