§ Mr. Hutton
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what information she has on the value of donated equipment(a) held by NHS trusts and health authorities at 31 March 1992 and (b) acquired by NHS trusts and health authorities over the preceding year.
§ Mr. Sackville
The summarised accounts of health authorities and of national health service trusts in England for 1991–92 show the total net book values of equipment acquired through donations at 31 March 1992 as £91 million and £28.3 million respectively.
I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave him on 27 May at column 677 for information on the acquisition of assets from donations.