§ Mr. Atkinson
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what are the terms of reference of the Griffiths review on community care; and if he will make a statement on its progress.
§ Mr. Newton
Sir Roy Griffiths was asked by the then Secretary of State in December 1986To review the way in which public funds are used to support community care policy and to advise me on the options that would improve the use of these funds as a conribution to more effective community care".Sir Roy was asked to complete the review within 12 months. I understand that Sir Roy is reading, meeting and visiting widely in the course of his review, gathering ideas and views from many quarters.