asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will now take steps to implement the recommendation of the Davies committee and the Select Committee that the Health Service Ombudsman should be empowered to investigate complaints about clinical judgment; and if he will make a statement.
I refer the hon. Member to my right hon. Friend's reply to the hon. Member for Ogmore (Mr. Powell) on 23 October.—[Vol. 972, c. 158.]