§ Miss Widdecombe
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the estimated annual running costs are for the last financial year of(a) the Advisory Committee on Resource Allocation, (b) Local Education Consortia and (c) the Capital Priorities Advisory Group; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Denham
For 1998–99, the estimated running costs for the Advisory Committee on Resource Allocation and the Capital Prioritisation Advisory Group are £22,000 and £5,000 respectively. These were funded from the Department's running costs (within Vote 2).
The Local Education Consortia costs are estimated at £5.8 million for 1998–99. These were funded from expenditure on hospital and community health services (within Vote 1).