HC Deb 11 November 1997 vol 300 c482W
Mr. Burstow

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what has been his Department's role in developing the Government's proposals for health action zones. [14586]

Angela Eagle

We have been working closely with the Department of Health to encourage positive links between health action zones and other area-based programmes such as the Single Regeneration Budget Challenge Fund. An official from the Department will sit on a national reference panel to advise on the bids.