§ Mr. Stern
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if circular RPO/84/12, relating to the effect of 448W implementing the revised training allowances agreement on the provision of clinical training for professions allied to medicine and speech therapists, has now been sent to all regional personnel officers.
§ Mr. Kenneth Clarke
The paper to which my hon. Friend refers was tabled for discussion at two meetings of departmental officials and regional personnel officers in April and June last year. The paper was circulated in advance as a matter of routine in order to enable participants to prepare for the discussion.