HC Deb 08 July 2003 vol 408 c989

Amendment made: No. 356, in page 5, line 21, at end insert— '() The Secretary of State may guarantee the payment of any amount payable by an NHS foundation trust under an externally financed development agreement. Externally financed development agreement" has the same meaning as in section 1 of the National Health Service (Private Finance) Act 1997 (c.56), reading references in subsections (3) and (5) of that section to the trust as references to the NHS foundation trust.'.—[Mr. Hutton.]

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