§ Mr. Burstow
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the timetable is for(a) publishing and (b) implementing the Public Health Action Plan proposed in Choosing Health. 
§ Miss Melanie Johnson
The Secretary of State for Health launched "Choosing Health? A consultation on action to improve people's health" on 3 March 2004. The formal consultation period runs until 28 May 2004. The consultation will feed into a White Paper to be1032W published this summer. The White Paper will set out the Government's plans to improve health, including the timetable for implementation.