§ Mr. Gordon Prentice
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what was the response of the NHS management executive to the concerns expressed by Pendle borough council about the maintenance and security of the Hartley hospital in Colne.
§ Mr. Sackville
The national health service management executive has not received a letter from the borough of Pendle about the security and maintenance of the Hartley hospital.
The borough of Pendle has confirmed that it wrote directly to the North Western regional health authority director of estates on 15 December 1993, and his reponse of 6 January gave information on the extent of security and maintenance provided at Hartley hospital.