§ Mr. Bercow
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many administrators in the National Health Service have had their contracts terminated since May 1997; what resources have been released by those terminations; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Milburn
In May 1997, my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State announced a programme of measures to reduce management costs by £84 million in England in 1997/98. There will be a further reduction of £80 million in 1998/99.
The information on individual staff is not held centrally.