HC Deb 24 November 1987 vol 123 c170W
Mr. Leighton

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services what steps he is taking to resolve the financial difficulties of the Newham health authority.

Mrs. Currie

Health authorities are responsible for managing their own financial affairs, within the budgets allocated to them. A district health authority would first look to its regional health authority for advice and support on financial matters.

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