HC Deb 02 February 1999 vol 324 c571W
22. Mrs. Mahon

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what powers will be available to the Commission for Health Improvement for supporting the local development of health care and spot-checking new arrangements. [67181]

Mr. Denham

Forthcoming legislation will set out powers to enable the Commission to obtain access to information for the purposes of conducting reviews of the implementation and adequacy of arrangements to monitor and improve the quality of healthcare provided by National Health Service Trusts and Primary Care Trusts.

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