To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, pursuant to his statement of 27 February, Official Report, column 1152, how much money has been earmarked specifically for the new east Dwyfor and north Meirionydd community hospital whether a location has been determined; what is the planned date to commence work on this hospital; when it will be completed; and if he will make a statement.
A sum of £598,000 has been reserved in the 1992–93 all Wales major capital building programme for the proposed new east Dwyfor and north Meirionydd community hospital. Management responsibility for this development rests with the Gwynedd health authority. It is for the authority initially to determine its location and the planning and construction time scale subject only to the approval in principle of the Welsh Office. No submission has yet been made.