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Public Institutions (Aged People)

Volume 387: debated on Thursday 18 March 1943

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asked the Minister of Health whether he is satisfied that in all public institutions where aged men and women pass their final years, there is some provision of simple amenities and avoidance of annoying regulations?

Yes, Sir. The tendency is, I have no doubt, in the direction indicated by my hon. Friend. I am not sure that the policy is everywhere carried as far as it might be and this is one of the matters which my inspectors always look into when visiting the institutions.