HC Deb 21 January 1992 vol 202 c142W
22. Mr. Nellist

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many non-executive directors have now been appointed to the hospitals and units in the west midlands in the second wave of trusts; and if he will make a statement.

Mrs. Virginia Bottomley

Twenty-eight non-executive directors have been appointed to six NHS trusts in the west midlands, and two further appointments are under consideration.

28. Mr. Andrew Smith

To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he plans to meet the chairman of the Oxfordshire district health authority to discuss applications for trust status.

Mrs. Virginia Bottomley

I have at present no plans for such a meeting.