HC Deb 08 July 2003 vol 408 c786W
Dr. Evan Harris

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people classed as self pay undertook operations in the private sector in each year since 1997, broken down by type of operation. [122791]

Mr. Hutton

The Department of Health does not collect information on the number of patients having operations carried out in the private sector, nor on the source of funding for those operations.