§ Ms. Richardson
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if his Department proposes to introduce a scheme, in conjunction with the General Medical Council, to extend the ancillary staff reimbursement scheme to spouses of general practitioners; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Newton
I refer the hon. Member to my reply to my hon. Friend, the Member for Macclesfield (Mr. Winterton), on 30 October at columns237–38.