HC Deb 10 April 2001 vol 366 c608W
Mr. Barnes

To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) when he will reply to the letter sent to him on 18 December by the hon. Member for North-East Derbyshire, reference Part 3 5120/99; [149116]

(2) when the hon. Member for North-East Derbyshire will receive replies to his letters concerning a constituent, dated 13 November 2000, 18 December 2000, 13 February, 20 February and 21 February. [155604]

Yvette Cooper

I apologise for the delay in replying to my hon. Friend's correspondence and subsequent parliamentary questions. The reasons are that a number of sensitive issues have been raised which require thorough investigation to ensure a full explanation can be given. I have met my hon. Friend to discuss these issues further.