HC Deb 09 February 2004 vol 417 c1206W
Mr. Hoban

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what rules govern recruitment by the Department of people appointed to run trust franchises before their contract has expired. [153272]

Ms Rosie Winterton

[holding answer 6 February 2004]All external recruitment into the Department is governed by the provisions of the Civil Service Commissioners' Recruitment Code.