HC Deb 05 April 2001 vol 366 c271W
Mr. Cotter

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on the Government's negotiations with the British Medical Association for new contracts for health professionals. [156452]

Mr. Denham

Our proposals for a new approach to the consultant contract and a consultation document on a new award scheme were published on 21 February.

We are committed to seeking a negotiated outcome.