§ 22. Mr. David Evans
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is the revised estimate of the cost of the proposed Westminster and Chelsea hospital.
§ Mr. Dorrell
The estimated cost of the Westminster and Chelsea hospital is approximately £203 million. This figure 573W is based on the estimated construction cost of around £178 million plus equipment and fees. The estimates take account of expected inflation over the period of the contract which is due for completion in mid-1992.