§ Mr. Hinchliffe
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list the names, addresses and ages of the chairman, deputy chairman and members of the Wakefield district health authority, together with their nominating bodies.
§ Mrs. Currie
The chairman of Wakefield health authority is Sir Jack Smart, CBE, JP, aged 67 years. He may be contacted at the health authority offices at Stanley Royd hospital, Wakefield. The responsibility for appointing health authority chairmen is entirely that of my right hon. Friend and is not a matter of direct nomination. The members of Wakefield health authority are appointed by the Yorkshire regional health authority and Wakefield city council. Details are not held centrally but may be obtained from the chairman of the regional health authority.