HC Deb 16 June 1992 vol 209 cc480-1W
Mr. Battle

To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether she will consider introducing guidelines for hospital trust charitable fund-raising organisations to avoid them competing for business with charitable fund raising for hospices.

Mr. Sackville

It is not for the Government to direct trustees of hospitals in their fund-raising ventures. We believe that the detail of fund-raising events are best decided at local level in the light of local needs and priorities.

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