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Clause 11 - Power of Secretary of State to give

Part of Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 11:15 am on 22nd May 2003.

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Photo of Chris Grayling Chris Grayling Shadow Minister (Education) 11:15 am, 22nd May 2003

I had not intended to make a significant contribution to this debate, which spread

wider than I anticipated. I shall save some points for the amendments that are to come, but I should like to deal with some of the Minister's remarks.

The Department of Health has been setting up the special funding facility in recent weeks. Is that facility being set up with public funds rather than being sourced from the private sector?

Mr. Hutton indicated assent.