Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Social Services – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 13th November 1979.
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The community health councils were consulted about all those hospitals, and only 18 closures were raised with the Minister by the councils concerned. They agreed to the remainder of the closures.
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