HC Deb 13 February 1996 vol 271 cc553-4W
16. Mr. Hicks

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what proposals he has for altering the procedures for appointments to health authorities and NHS trusts; and if he will make a statement. [13319]

Mr. Malone

We have no plans to alter the appointment procedures which fully meet the recommendations for public appointments set out by the committee on standards in public life under its chairman, Lord Nolan.

Ms Coffey

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many applications have been made for the position of chairmen of the new health authorities; and what percentage of those applicants are women. [14779]

Mr. Malone

This information is not available in the form requested.