HC Deb 14 February 1996 vol 271 cc605-6W
Mr. Morgan

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, pursuant to his statement of 31 January,Official Report, columns 814–15, on allocations of resources to the new health authorities in Wales inl996–97, what proportion of the £11 million allocated for the operating costs of general practitioner fundholders' practices plus preparatory fees for aspirant fundholders, corresponds to the additional costs of operating fundholding practices relative to non-fundholding practices. [14327]

Mr. Hague

The £11 million has been provided to meet the additional costs that will be incurred by fundholding practices in directly managing NHS resources on behalf of their patients.