§ Tim Loughton
To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he expects to make a statement on the review process of the qualification level for health authorities to receive the extra golden hello funding incentive for recruitment of general practitioners in their area. 
§ Mr. Hutton
[holding answer 29 April 2002]: We are currently reviewing the list of under-doctored primary care trusts which qualify for an additional general practitioner golden hello payment. We expect to publish our proposals shortly and the revised list to take effect from 1 October 2002.