HC Deb 17 December 1987 vol 124 cc704-5W
Mr. Cummings

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services what additional funding he intends to make available for care in the community within the district council area of Easington.

Mr. Newton

The provision of care in the community is the responsibility of local authority social services and health authorities, and it is for them to decide upon the level of funding in the light of their individual circumstances and priorities.