HC Deb 09 December 2002 vol 396 c155W
Mr. Hinchliffe

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what budget estimates have been submitted by the Commission for Patient and Public Involvement in Health; what specific allocations have been made; what factors have been taken into account in his estimate of the budget required by the Commission; what his estimate is of the staffing levels required by the Commission for(a) general support for patients forums, (b) cross forum working by patients forums, (c) independent complaints advocacy and (d) community development; and what budget allocations are proposed for each of these budget heads; and if he will make a statement. [84887]

Mr. Lammy

Funding decisions for the next three years will be announced shortly. I will write to the hon. Member when final decisions have been made.

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