HC Deb 17 February 1993 vol 219 c267W
Mr. Morgan

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what guidelines he has given to purchasers and providers of health care concerning the use of marginal cost pricing for waiting list initiative expenditure; in what circumstances purchaser-provider arrangements for operations can be based on marginal cost pricing; and if she will make a statement.

Mr. Gwilym Jones

Negotiations between purchasers and providers, whether in respect of mainstream business, or specific initiatives such as that on waiting times, take place within the well-established ground rules for NHS contracting.