§ Mr. Spearing
To ask the Secretary of State for Health which contracts of the London ambulance service for accident and emergency services with the health authorities in the London area will include performance requirements for activation and response that are at least equal to the national Orcon standards. 
§ Mr. Horam
The information is not available centrally. Each health authority is responsible for ensuring that appropriate services, including accident and emergency, are provided for its residents. The hon. Member may wish to contact health authority chairmen for specific information about their contracts.