HC Deb 02 July 2003 vol 408 cc353-4W
Mr. Nigel Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on NHS deficits in Gloucestershire. [121877]

Ms Rosie Winterton

The National Health Service must live within the funding made available. NHS organisations that over-spend should and must repay those organisations that have had to forgo the resources used to fund over-spends.

proceedings against the UK and the likelihood of heavy fines. Ultimately, the UK would be forced to implement.

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