§ Mrs. Dunwoody
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he has any plans to encourage the sale of National Health Service property in the light of the Chancellor of the Exchequer's statement on spending levels on 7 July, Official Report, c. 418.
§ Mr. Kenneth Clarke
We remain commited to encouraging health authorities to review their land and 333W property holdings and to dispose of these where they are surplus to the requirements of the National Health Service. This commitment pre-dates my right hon. Friend's statement of 7 July and is a policy aimed at maximising resources for the Service.