§ Mr. Skinner
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will carry out an inquiry into the causes of the sickness and so on, caused to children from Creswell, Glaywell, Clay Cross and other areas in the Bolsover and adjoining constituencies at the jazz festival on 13 July near Kirkby in Ashfield; and if he will make a statement.691W
§ Mr. Haynes
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will set up an inquiry into the cause of the incident as a result of which many children and adults collapsed at Kirkby in Ashfield on 13 July.
§ Mr. Patrick Jenkin
No. The Ashfield district council is carrying out a full investigation of the incident with the assistance of other local and regional bodies. Until this is completed, it is not possible to judge what, if any, further action may be needed.