Area Health Authorities

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Wales – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 3rd December 1973.

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Photo of Mr David Gibson-Watt Mr David Gibson-Watt , Hereford 12:00 am, 3rd December 1973

This is not an easy matter. I, personally, and many other people, went to great lengths to try to find the right answer. Every nomination was very carefully considered. Because the number of appointments which could be made was small, many who were admirably suited to membership could not be appointed. Of the 10 members appointed by the Secretary of State to the Clwyd Area Health Authority, three were doctors.