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Manchester Regional Hospital Board

Volume 655: debated on Monday 12 March 1962

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asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that before making recent appointments of members of the Oldham Hospitals Management Committee the Manchester Regional Hospital Board failed to consult the Committee in accordance with the obligations imposed by Part II of the Third Schedule of the National Health Service Act, 1946; and if he will exercise his powers under Section 57 (1) of the Act and institute an inquiry into the matter.

asked the Minister of Health what steps he has taken and is prepared to take to consult representatives of the trade union movement and organised workers before making appointments of the chairman of the Manchester Regional Hospital Board and of eight members, due to be made from 31st March, 1962.

I invite recommendations for the membership of all boards from the Trade Union Congress.