HC Deb 26 June 1995 vol 262 c486W
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. [27900]

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.