Scottish Devolution

Oral Answers to Questions — Health – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 11 November 1997.

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Photo of Mr Tam Dalyell Mr Tam Dalyell Labour, Linlithgow 12:00, 11 November 1997

What consultation he has had with the Scottish Office since the referendum on the transfer of responsibilities which are currently his to the Scottish Parliament. [13821]

Photo of Frank Dobson Frank Dobson The Secretary of State for Health

Our proposals for devolution are set out in the White Paper "Scotland's Parliament". There are no plans to transfer any of my responsibilities to the Scottish Parliament.

Photo of Mr Tam Dalyell Mr Tam Dalyell Labour, Linlithgow

May I assume that fertility treatment and abortion will remain reserved powers?