HC Deb 09 February 2004 vol 417 c1404W
Mr. Wilshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on the progress in the negotiations with Mercury Healthcare for the setting up of a new treatment centre at Ashford Hospital, Middlesex. [153276]

Mr. Hutton

[holding answer 9 February 2004]: The Department, working with local national health service sponsors, is continuing to make good progress towards finalising a contract for the provision of an independent sector treatment centre at Ashford.