§ Lord Alton of Liverpool
asked Her Majesty's Government:
How many quangos for which the Department of Health is responsible have been created since 1997. [HL2621]
§ Lord Warner
On 1 June 1997 there were 52 non-departmental public bodies and 13 special health authorities. The comparable figures at 1 April 2004 were 49 and 21 respectively.