§ Mr. Nicholas Bennett
To ask the secretary of State for Social Services what information he has as to the relative costs of different treatments and operations in(a) each regional health authority, (b) each district health authority and (c) each hospital; what actions he intends to take in order to obtain more detailed information; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mrs. Currie
I refer my hon. Friend to my reply to him on 12 January, at column253. The initiative is currently being piloted at five acute hospital sites in England.