§ Sir David Price
To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he received the recommendations of the supra-regional services advisory group on the future funding and management of the supra-regional services; and what response he has made.113W
§ Mrs. Virginia Bottomley
The Chairman of the Supra Regional Services Advisory Group sent his recommendations to my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State on 21 December 1990. We accepted the recommendations in full, and issued an announcement to health authorities on 8 February. A copy of this announcement has been placed in the Library.
Officials are arranging contracts with the designated centres. When these are complete, we will make a further announcement of the agreed funding level for each unit.