§ Mr. Deakins
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what plans have been prepared by the North East Thames regional health authority to reduce hospital waiting times in Waltham Forest.
§ Mrs. Currie
My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State has asked all regional chairmen to lead their districts in a drive to reduce waiting lists and waiting times. We are currently studying their reports closely. The hon. Member may wish to contact the chairman of the regional health authority for detailed information of local proposals.