Local Government Finance

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:38 pm on 22nd February 2017.

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Photo of Norman Lamb Norman Lamb Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Health) 5:38 pm, 22nd February 2017

I totally agree with the hon. Gentleman about the difference between the culture in the NHS and the culture in local government. Does he share my view that we should aim for unified health and care commissioning in a locality, with democratic accountability through the local authority, rather than the ridiculous silo approach that exists at present?