HC Deb 23 April 1993 vol 223 cc231-2W
Mr. Blunkett

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to her answers of 11 November 1992,Official Report, column 850, 23 November 1992, Official Report, column 503 and 27 November 1992, Official Report, column 875, when she will publish the report of the review of centrally collected NHS statistics which she has commissioned from Touche Ross management consultants; what consultations she has had about its conclusions; which data series it has been decided to discontinue; and if she will place a copy of the report in the Library.

Mr. Sackville

As I stated in my reply on 11 November the study by Touche Ross management consultants was only one component in the current review of the Department's requirements for information from the national health service. For the conclusions of the review, I refer the hon. Member to the reply my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State gave my hon. Friend the Member for Rutland and Melton (Mr. Duncan) on 21 April at col.126.