HL Deb 18 October 1999 vol 605 c101WA
Lord Morris of Manchester

asked Her Majesty's Government:

When the Audit Commission's report on the issue of charging by local authorities for care and home services for disabled and older people, due to have been published in the spring, can now be expected. [HL4118]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath)

Publication is a matter for the Audit Commission itself, which is independent of government. We understand that publication is due in the new year, but we have asked the Controller of the Audit Commission to write to my noble friend with further details.