§ Mr. Skinner
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether, to mark the International Year of Disabled People, he will seek to take measures to ensure that local authorities increase public expenditure on facilities for the mentally handicapped; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Patrick Jenkin
I refer the hon. Member to my hon. Friend's reply to the hon. Member for Ormskirk (Mr. Kilroy-Silk) on 17 December.