§ Dr. Gibson
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much was spent on setting up and servicing the Commission for Patient and Public Involvement in Health. 
§ Ms Rosie Winterton
By the end of 2004–05, the total running and set up costs of the Commission for Patient and Public Involvement in Health (CPPIH) to date will be £66.76 million. This includes all costs associated with patients' forums. It also includes CPPIH set up costs in 2002–03 of around £2.5 million.