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Nursing and Residential Homes

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 11:28 am on 3rd April 2001.

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Photo of David Drew David Drew Labour/Co-operative, Stroud 11:28 am, 3rd April 2001

That is not only a problem in my hon. Friend's locality. A similar situation arose in Gloucestershire some years ago. As a result, there was on-going distrust of the local authority because the smaller homes feel discriminated against in getting placements. That must be overcome quickly if we are to have the full diet of provision in each area.