§ Mr. Barnes
To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) when he will reply to the letter sent to him on 18 December by the hon. Member for North-East Derbyshire, reference Part 3 5120/99; 
(2) when the hon. Member for North-East Derbyshire will receive replies to his letters concerning a constituent, dated 13 November 2000, 18 December 2000, 13 February, 20 February and 21 February. 
§ Yvette Cooper
I apologise for the delay in replying to my hon. Friend's correspondence and subsequent parliamentary questions. The reasons are that a number of sensitive issues have been raised which require thorough investigation to ensure a full explanation can be given. I have met my hon. Friend to discuss these issues further.