§ 24. Mr. Godman
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list the recommendations contained in the report of the Working Group on Residential Care Home Registration Procedures which(a) have been implemented and (b) have yet to be adopted by his Department. 
§ Mr. Galbraith
Guidance to local authorities on 16 of the Report's recommendations is due to be issued in final form later this month. Copies will be placed in the House Library. The recommendations to create a national consultative group and to compile a list of persons refused registration are under active consideration. The remaining recommendations require legislative action when a suitable opportunity presents.