§ Mr. Spearing
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what sums have been authorised and under which vote she has authorised them to be paid for the establishment of a pilot project known as the "Ask-a-Nurse" information service; what arrangement she has made with a named contractor for such a service; what locations are under consideration; and what consultations she has initiated with those professional and statutory bodies providing related services. 
§ Mr. Malone
[holding answer 12 June 1995]: The East London and City health authority has spent £25,000 London initiative zone grant on consulting interested parties about the feasibility of setting up a project. London initiative zone expenditure is made from vote 1. Decisions to purchase services are a matter for local health authorities.