§ 19 Mr. Ben Chapman
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on the merging of NHS trusts; 
§ 26 Mr. Burnett
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on his policy for merging acute NHS trusts. 
§ Mr. Hutton
Ministers will agree to proposals from national health service trusts to merge only if we are persuaded that such a merger is in patients' interests through supporting the delivery of the targets set out in the NHS plan.