§ Mr. Gerrard
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to his answer to the hon. Members for Makerfield (Mr. McCartney), for Sheffield Brightside (Mr. Blunkett), and for Hammersmith (Mr. Soley), on 17 December 1992,Official Report, column 450, if the investigations referred to have been completed; and if he will make, a statement on the employment of Dr. Kypros Loucas at Wormwood scrubs prison.
§ Mr. Peter Lloyd
My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health has drawn to the attention of the General Medical Council allegations made about Dr. Loucas's conduct before he took up his appointment at Wormwood Scrubs. Any further investigation will be a matter for the council. The Wormwood Scrubs appointment is under review. In the meantime, the suspension of Dr. Loucas's visits to the prison continues.