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Fire Precautions (Hospitals)

Volume 79: debated on Friday 24 May 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will now seek to extend the Fire Precautions Act 1971 to National Health Service hospitals; and if he will make a statement.

Continuing effort is being devoted to improving fire precautions standards in National Health Service hospitals within the limits of available resources and my right hon. and learned Friend has at present no plans to designate such premises under the Fire Precautions Act 1971.