§ 17. Mr. Swayne
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of arrangements put in place by primary care trusts for out-of-hours services. 
§ Mr. Hutton
Primary Care Trusts are responsible for commissioning out-of-hours services which are delivered to nationally set quality requirements. Strategic Health Authorities are responsible for performance managing Primary Care Trusts in the delivery of these services.