We need your support to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can continue to hold their elected representatives to account.

Donate to our crowdfunder

NHS Finances

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 9:30 am on 14th March 2006.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Andrew Turner Andrew Turner Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) 9:30 am, 14th March 2006

I apologise for arriving after the hon. Gentleman began his speech. Will he speculate on whether the Government hold any responsibility for what happens at the local level in the health service? They have a propensity to say that it is all a matter for the trusts and PCTs, but they appoint every member of the executive boards of those trusts and PCTs.