§ Mr. Spearing
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what(a) communications and (b) recommendations she has received from the North Thames regional health authority concerning the future structure and organisation of community health services in the City and east London; and on what basis and on what occasions any such conclusions were reached.
§ Mr. Malone
My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State has received no such communication or recommendation. Prior to 1 April 1994, representations were received from North East Thames regional health authority expressing support for a combined community and primary care trust. We have yet to reach a decision.