§ Mr. Frank Field
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security when he will answer the letter from the hon. Member for Birkenhead dated 12 August 1989 and followed up on 1 December 1989 about his constituent Robert Holmes, of 4 Clarence road, Birkenhead.
§ Mr. Newton
I have written to the hon. Member today on the point of policy he raised in his correspondence, and I regret that it has taken some time to consider.