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Oral Answers to Questions — Health
Andrew Lansley (Secretary of State, Health; South Cambridgeshire, Conservative)
As my hon. Friend knows from her conversations with the Minister of State, Department of Health, my right hon. Friend Mr Burns, we are very sympathetic to her concerns. By devolving commissioning responsibilities to clinical commissioning groups, I expect the local clinical leadership, understanding fully the contribution that community hospitals can make, to be supportive of that in their commissioning intentions in her constituency and others.