HC Deb 27 June 1989 vol 155 c431W
55. Mr. Allen

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will hold a ballot of all staff at the Queen's medical centre, Nottingham on opting out.

Mr. Mellor


Self governing trusts will not opt out but will remain fully within the NHS.

If an application is made for QMC Nottingham to become self-governing, Trent regional health authority will ensure that all those with an interest have the opportunity of expressing their views but a ballot will not be required. My right hon. and learned Friend the Secretary of State will consider any responses alongside the application.