HC Deb 19 December 1989 vol 164 c168W
Mr. Madden

To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many people are to be appointed to assist Dr. Mark Baker to prepare Bradford's acute hospital services for self-government; what budget has been agreed to meet staff costs and other costs associated with this preparatory work; who is to pay these costs; who has authorised this preparatory expenditure; and if he will make a statement;

(2) what salary and expenses will be paid to the person appointed as district general manager of Bradford health authority, to succeed Dr. Mark Baker; how long the appointment is to last; whether the person appointed will be given a contract; whether Dr. Mark Baker has the right to resume his former role as district general manager; and if he will make a statement.

Mrs. Virginia Bottomley

These matters are for decision locally. The hon. Member may wish to contact the chairman of Bradford health authority, Mr. R. G. Brooke, in the first instance.