Emergency Hospitals Scheme, London.

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence. – in the House of Commons on 25th June 1941.

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Photo of Sir Francis Fremantle Sir Francis Fremantle , St Albans

asked the Minister of Health whether effect is to be given to the recommendations 33 to 35 of the Select Committee on National Expenditure in their Fourteenth Report with regard to the arrangement and administration of the London sectors of the Emergency Hospitals Scheme?

Photo of Dame Florence Horsbrugh Dame Florence Horsbrugh , Dundee

The extent to which effect can be given at the present time to the Select Committee's recommendations on the London sectors is being considered in conjunction with the several officers and bodies concerned. Certain rearrangements have already been made which will reduce the number of sectors by one as from next week.

Photo of Sir Francis Fremantle Sir Francis Fremantle , St Albans

I hope the local authorities will also be brought into the matter because of the very great overlapping that there is.

Photo of Dame Florence Horsbrugh Dame Florence Horsbrugh , Dundee

Local authorities are being included in the discussions.