§ Mr. Redwood
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the present monthly additional cost from employing agency nurses rather than regular nurses in the National Health, Service.
§ Mr. Newton
I refer my hon. Friend to my reply to the hon. and learned Member for Leicester, West (Mr. Janner) on 9 November at columns100–101. For the reasons explained in that reply it is not possible to provide the information requested.