HC Deb 20 March 1997 vol 292 c813W
Mr. Betts

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what percentage of bills to his Department for the financial year 1995 to 1996 were paid(a) in accordance with agreed contractual conditions and (b) within 30 days of receiving goods and services or the presentation of a valid invoice where no contractual conditions applied. [21204]

Mr. Horam

I refer the hon. Member to the reply my right hon. Friend the President of the Board of Trade gave to my hon. Friend the Member for Mid Staffordshire (Mr. Fabricant) on 18 July 1996 at columns613–14.