§ Mr. Alfred Morris
To ask the Prime Minister when he expects to publish the next steps review; and if he will make a statement. 
§ The Prime Minister
[holding answer 19 July 1996]: The review will be published in the autumn so as to provide an input into ministerial discussions and subsequent decisions on public expenditure and resource allocation. The 1996 publication will continue the development of the review, providing trend data and other measures common across agencies and will also report on progress towards developing benchmarking or organisational performance.