§ Ms Primarolo
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what provision has been made for a central fund to pay for early retirement of doctors following implementation of proposals in "Making London Better".
§ Dr. Mawhinney
There is no specific central fund for meeting the costs of early retirement of doctors in London. Where early retirements occur as part of the implementation of "Making London Better," providers may be able to claim against the overall resources allocated for implementing the proposals.