§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what consultations have taken place between the Welsh Office and the social service departments of county councils in Wales concerning the Welsh Office's proposals for the development of services for the mentally handicapped in Wales.
A joint working party of directors of social services and the Welsh Office is currently considering the provision of services for the mentally handicapped.
§ Mr. D. E. Thomas
asked the Secretary of State for Wales when he expects to publish his report "A Plan for the Health Services for the Mentally Handicapped in Wales".
§ Mr. Wyn Roberts
I cannot forecast exactly how long it will take to complete the work that is in hand, but I am anxious that it should be undertaken quickly and thoroughly.