HC Deb 24 March 1998 vol 309 c135W
Mrs. Anne Campbell

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what targets he has for redirecting funds from NHS bureaucracy into patient care. [34400]

Mr. Milburn

The White PaperThe New NHS sets out a programme of action to sweep away the bureaucracy of the internal market. Over the lifetime of this parliament, £1 billion that would otherwise have been spent on bureaucracy will be released for patient care.