§ Dr. Moonie
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what steps he is taking to promote the setting up of joint funded homes for elderly people with mental disability in Scotland.
§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
Arrangements for joint funding of these and other projects providing persons with appropriate care outside the hospital environment have existed since 1980 and were revised and extended in 1985. The allocation of resources to particular projects is
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