HC Deb 16 December 1999 vol 341 cc294-5W
18. Mr. Cousins

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what plans he has to introduce Public Service Agreements with regional performance targets. [101782]

Mr. Andrew Smith

The new Public Service Agreements will be drawn up as part of next year's spending review, and will include some cross-departmental targets. The regional and local impact of Government programmes will be carefully considered in the course of the review.

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