§ 18. Mr. McCabe
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what action the Government are taking to raise standards in learning disability services. 
§ Mr. Boateng
There is a substantial programme of work in progress including: a report drawing out the lessons from a Social Services Inspectorate inspection of learning disability services last year and a follow up to good practice guidance on health services for people with learning disabilities called 'Signposts for Success' issued in January 1998.