§ 46. Sir George Young
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether his Department will suggest new sources of NHS finance to the Royal Commission.
§ Mr.. Ennals
My Department has already submitted evidence on NHS financing generally, and will submit further evidence if that seems useful.
§ 63. Mr. Boscawen
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether NHS resources will be adequate to maintain existing health standards in 1977–78.
§ Mr. Moyle
As indicated in part 2 of the White Paper, the Government's Expenditure Plans (Cmnd. 6721), the programme for 1977–78 provided for the nation as a whole for a continuation of the policy that the existing standards of health care should be maintained for a population that includes a growing number of elderly people.