HC Deb 22 October 1987 vol 120 c843W
Mr. Tony Banks

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department why was Mr. V. N. Minas, a consultant psychiatrist refused permission on 21 August to examine Mr. Michael Dobbs at the Ashford remand centre.

Mr. John Patten

The refusal resulted from a regrettable misunderstanding. A letter of apology is to be sent to Mr. Minas.