Gosport Independent Panel

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:48 pm on 21st November 2018.

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Photo of Matthew Hancock Matthew Hancock Secretary of State for Health and Social Care 1:48 pm, 21st November 2018

Yes: good.

I will, of course, be happy to meet the families, but the advice of Bishop James Jones is that that will be appropriate after this stage of the police investigation. I wrote to the families to explain the position before making my statement. It is important that we go through the process properly during the police investigation to ensure that justice can be done, but I shall be more than happy to meet the families at the appropriate moment.