§ Mr. Robin Cook
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list the names of any firms of outside consultants and the terms of their contracts employed by his Department in connection with the National Health Service reforms.
§ Mrs. Virginia Bottomley
[pursuant to her reply, 27 February 1990, c. 127–28]: I regret that the following details of consultants used for the launch of "Working for Patients" in 1989 were inadvertently omitted.
- NML Presentations Limited—To assist with the launch of the White Paper.
- NML Presentations Limited—To assist with the launch of the Self Governing Hospitals initiative.
- Kingsley Lord—To assist with the development of an NHS Communications Programme.