§ Mr. Burstow
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what plans the Government have to take346W forward the National Audit Office's recommendation of a strategy for older people; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Malcolm Wicks
I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by the Under-Secretary with responsibility for disabled people, my hon. Friend the Member for Liverpool, Garston (Maria Eagle) to my hon. Friend the Member for Ilford, North (Linda Perham), on 14 May 2003,Official Report, volume 405, column 300– 01W.