HC Deb 30 October 1990 vol 178 c444W
Mr. Alton

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recommendations he has made to local authorities on the disclosure of confidential social services files to the person to whom they relate since the Graham Gaskin case.

Mr. Dorrell

The implications of the decision of the European Court of Human Rights in Mr. Graham Gaskin's case are being studied. The need for any further guidance to local authorities on disclosure of personal social services records will be determined when the study is completed.

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