HC Deb 11 November 1991 vol 198 c416W
Mr. Barry Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will list the hospitals in Wales that propose to opt out or establish a NHS trust or have expressed an interest in doing so; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Nicholas Bennett

To date only Pembrokeshire has submitted an application to become an NHS trust. An announcement listing those units or hospitals invited to prepare an application to seek trust status in April 1993 will be made in a few weeks.

Dr. Marek

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how much of the financial contribution received by Pembrokeshire health authority, towards costs incurred through preparing an application for NHS trust status, has been used for public relations.

Mr. David Hunt

The contribution made available to Pembrokeshire health authority was to help towards costs incurred in preparing the application, associated printing and during the consultation period.