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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Health – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 19th December 2017.

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Photo of Philip Dunne Philip Dunne The Minister of State, Department of Health 12:00 am, 19th December 2017

My hon. Friend will be aware that the Chancellor provided a package of £10 billion in the Budget last month to be invested in the NHS, of which £3.9 billion will come from the Treasury. All bids for capital are being assessed through the STP prism. The proposal that his area will be making will be assessed against others. As far as I am aware, no such proposal has yet been made to NHS England, but it will obviously be looked at in due course.