asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he has yet received the half year report from Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham area health authority referred to in his reply to the hon. Member for Gravesend on 10th July; and if he will make a statement on the progress made by that authority in reducing its expenditure.
No. I would refer my hon. Friend to my reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Rochester and Chatham (Mr. Bean) on 13th November.