Urgent question on Southern Cross healthcare

16 June 2011

Minister of State for Care Services, Paul Burstow, responded to an urgent question asked by Nick Smith, Labour MP for Blaenau Gwent, on what action the Government is taking in respect of Southern Cross care homes.

Watch and read the urgent question and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard.

Enter Alt text here.

Urgent questions

Urgent questions are asked at the end of Question Time. If something has happened, normally a matter of public importance, which an MP believes requires an immediate answer from a government minister, they may apply to the Speaker to ask an urgent question.

If the Speaker agrees, the question will be asked at the end of Question Time.

Images: Parliamentary copyright

More news on: Housing and planning, Parliament, government and politics, Parliament, Housing, Business, industry and consumers, Health services and medicine, Health services, Patient rights and complaints, Companies, Private rented housing, Supported housing, Commons news, Local government

Share this page