HC Deb 07 January 2003 vol 397 cc178-9W
Chris Grayling

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many cleaning contractors have lost their contracts as a result of non-performance in acute hospitals in each of the past three years. [88764]

Mr. Lammy

Figures for private sector cleaning contractors who have had their contracts terminated by National Health Service trusts for poor performance in each of the past three years are as follows:

  • In 2000—one contract terminated
  • In 2001—two contracts terminated
  • In 2002—six contracts terminated