Care Homes

Part of First Minister's Question Time – in the Scottish Parliament at 3:10 pm on 26th June 2003.

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Photo of Rt Hon Jack McConnell Rt Hon Jack McConnell Labour 3:10 pm, 26th June 2003

We do not want to see the unnecessary closure of good-quality care homes. I hope that negotiations between local authorities, which have a duty to provide best value, and the Church of Scotland will ensure that older people's care needs continue to be met in appropriate settings.