HC Deb 18 March 1986 vol 94 c132W
Mr. Chope

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services (1) whether he will publish the latest information he has about the number of (a) laundry, (b) domestic and (c) cleaning contracts submitted for competitive tender by health authorities, the proportion of each awarded in-house and to outside companies and the savings resulting therefrom;

(2) what were the cumulative savings at the end of 1985 made by health authorities as a result of submitting laundry, domestic and cleaning services to competitive tender.

Mr. Whitney

I shall let my hon. Friend have a reply as soon as possible.

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