HC Deb 23 May 1985 vol 79 c544W
Mrs. Ren ée Short

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what proportion of the number of children who have been placed into care during the past six years in the west midlands region have been placed with foster parents.

Mr. John Patten

The available information is given in the table which relates to each local authority in the West Midlands region.

Mr. John Patten

33 major phases of district general hospitals have been completed since 1979 and are listed by year and region as follows:

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

There are no set rules although no doctor should put himself forward as any kind of spokesman for a hospital unless authorised to do so. I have no knowledge of any instance which the hon. Member has in mind when he refers to the use of the name of a hospital.