§ Jeremy Corbyn
To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what information he has collated on changes in health levels of residents within health action zones; and if he will make a statement; 
(2) if he will list, for each year of their existence, and projected for 2002–03, the expenditure of each health action zone. 
§ Ms Blears
[holding answer 13 May 2002]: The available data relating to specific causes of mortality collected for the years 1996–98 and 1997–99 has been placed in the Library.
For details on expenditure for health action zones, may I refer my hon. Friend to the reply I gave him on 22 February 2002, Official Report, column 1079W, which provided details of the expenditure of each health action zone from 1999–2000 to 2001–02, and projected expenditure for 2002–03. Expenditure for each health action zone for 1998–99 has been placed in the Library.743W