§ Mr. Norman
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much funding is to be allocated for(a) implementation of the European Working Time Directive, (b) the Agenda for Change programme, (c) implementation of the new consultant contract and (d) implementation of the new general practitioner contract. 
§ Mr. Hutton
Primary care trust (PCT) allocations for 2003–04 to 2005–06 were announced on 11 December 2002.
Although none of the growth money has been identified for specific purposes, the allocations do include funding to support the roll-out of Agenda for Change and for the implementation of the consultant contract.
Additional funding, worth 0.8 per cent. of main allocations, has been allocated to PCTs in 2004–05 and a further 0.8 per cent. in 2005–06 to cover the costs of implementing Agenda for Change in acute and specialist hospital trusts, mental health trusts, ambulance trusts and PCTs themselves.
Additional funding, worth 0.3 per cent. of main allocations, has been allocated to PCTs in 2003–04, a further 0.1 per cent. in 2004–05 and a further 0.1 per cent. in 2005–06 for the implementation of the new consultant contract.