§ Mr. Evennett
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he has any plans to introduce legislation to establish a statutory national inspectorate to monitor local authority social services provision; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Hayhoe
No, but I refer my hon. Friend to the answer given on 25 February, at columns75–76 to my hon. Friend the Member for Crawley (Mr. Soames).