§ Mr. David Martin
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what are the revenue and capital allocations for regional health authorities in 1993–94.
§ Mrs. Virginia Bottomley
[pursuant to her reply, 8 December 1992, columns 635–36.]: I am pleased to announce how the regional totals for the national health service main capital spending for 1993–94 will be allocated.698W
voluntary organisations, we are urgently considering whether new powers are needed to ensure mentally ill people in the community get the care they need. We will also consider whether the present legal powers in the Mental Health Act 1983 are being used as effectively as they can be, and what action could be taken in advance of any new legislation to ensure that they are.