§ 21. Dr. Godman
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what recent representations he has received anent the problem of bed blocking. 
§ Mr. Galbraith
Since the beginning of this year I have dealt with 5 letters and 6 Parliamentary Questions relating in whole or in part to the question of delayed discharge from NHS continuing care.
From 1 July 1999, this will be a matter for the Scottish Parliament.