§ Harry Cohen
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on the future arrangements for the Health Ladder programme as it affects Waltham Forest; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Hutton
From 1 April 2002, accountability for the SRB Health Ladder Scheme in Redbridge and Waltham Forest will transfer from Redbridge and Waltham Forest health authority to the North East London Strategic health authority.
The scheme's management team will be transferred to the North East London NHS Workforce Confederation.
The team will continue to be based locally in Becketts House in Ilford and the work will continue to be overseen by a local Partnership Board.