Sir Julian Lewis: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to hold back the proposed sale by the NHS of the site and buildings of the Fenwick Hospital, Lyndhurst until (a) documentation is produced specifying (i) who owns the title and (ii) what the terms were under which the original gift of ownership to the Lyndhurst community came under control of the NHS in 1948 and (b) sufficient time has been given to the League of Friends of the Fenwick Hospital further to develop plans for its future and assemble financial support to implement them. 
[Due for Answer on 22 February. Answered on 24 February.]
The Minister of State for Heath and Secondary Care (Will Quince): The future use of Fenwick Community Hospital is subject to the plans set out by Hampshire and Isle of Wight Integrated Care Board who are the legal owners of the land and buildings. It is not a matter for the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Integrated Care Board and NHS England have offered a meeting to League of Friends and Julian Lewis MP, in order that all information relating to the legal title of the Fenwick Hospital, Lyndhurst can be shared and discussed. Following this meeting, date to be confirmed, a decision relating to the auction sale of the site and its timing can be made.