HC Deb 23 February 1989 vol 147 cc793-4W
Mr. Allen

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what co-ordination of research into child sexual abuse takes place between his Department and the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.

Hospital Area/District Type Year
Croft Baker Maternity Humberside T 1979
Immingham Humberside T 1979
Townend Maternity1 Humberside T 1979
Nightingale Derbyshire T 1979
Davenham Cheshire T 1979
Skegness and District1 Lincolnshire P 1981
Urmston Cottage Trafford T 1981
Harpenden Memorial North West Hertfordshire P 1982

Mr. Mellor

We have no specific arrangements for co-ordinating research into child sexual abuse with the NSPCC, but officials are in touch regularly to discuss subjects of mutual concern, including research.