§ 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.