HC Deb 02 November 1998 vol 318 c423W
Mrs. Roe

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what methods of measurements and from what base lines his Department employs in assessing the quality of life implications of policy proposals; and how these were selected. [55770]

Mr. Milburn

The Department uses a range of methods to assess the implications of policy proposals, consistent with relevant guidance such as the Department of Health guide "Policy Appraisal and Health", copies of which are available in the Library and other guidance from other Government departments.