Health and Social Care Bill
Paul Burstow (The Minister of State, Department of Health; Sutton and Cheam, Liberal Democrat)
I am listening closely to my hon. Friend’s argument and I want to make sure that he is clear about the designation regime, which we have discussed. Designation does not apply simply to state-funded and state-based organisations; it also applies to any provider providing a designated service, and a Bupa hospital could have a designated service.