HC Deb 19 June 2002 vol 387 c325W
9. Ann Clwyd

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what discussions he has had with the First Secretary of the National Assembly for Wales about the provision of respite facilities in Wales. [59914]

Mr. Touhig

My right hon. Friend and I discuss health issues on a regular basis with the First Minister and the Health and Social Services Minister.

The principal services providers of respite facilities in Wales are: the social services department of local authorities; the NHS; the voluntary sector; and the independent care home sector.

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