Maternity and Geriatric Beds, Glasgow

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 27th January 1959.

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Photo of Mrs Mary McAlister Mrs Mary McAlister , Glasgow Kelvingrove 12:00 am, 27th January 1959

Whilst again thanking the hon. Gentleman for that reply, may I ask whether he is aware that large numbers of old people are still living in appalling conditions and that they cannot obtain geriatric beds? Is he aware that many of us are being driven to the reluctant conclusion that the Government have only two speeds—dead slow and stop—but that I am glad to know that they are making some progress, though it is not wholly satisfactory?