§ Mr. Loveridge
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services (1) what steps he will take to ensure that casualty wards in hospitals are kept open on a 24-hour basis, including the Harold Wood Hospital in the Hornchurch constituency;
(2) what steps he is now taking to ensure that enough junior doctors are available to main casualty wards in hospitals on a 24-hour, seven-day service to the public.
§ Mr. Alison
I would refer my hon. Friend to my right hon. Friend's reply 295W to the hon. Member for South Shields (Mr. Blenkinsop) on 10th November.—[Vol. 806, c. 81.]