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Ministerial Meetings

Volume 455: debated on Monday 8 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health on what occasions she has met the chief executive of the (a) South East Coast strategic health authority and (b) West Sussex Primary Care Trust and predecessors since May 2005. (105623)

My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State met with the chief executive of South East Coast strategic health authority (SHA) on 22 March and 14 July 2006.

I met with the chief executive of National Health Service South East Coast on four occasions; the dates are as follows: 22 March 2006, 10 July 2006, 20 September 2006 and 11 October 2006.1 also met the chief executive of West Sussex PCT on 12 December 2006.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health when she met (a) the Chief Executives of (i) NHS Yorkshire and the Humber Strategic Health Authority and (ii) East Riding of Yorkshire Primary Care Trust and (b) their predecessors in each year since May 2005; and if she will make a statement. (108461)

My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State met with the current Chief Executive of the Yorkshire and the Humber Strategic Health Authority (SHA) and the former Chief Executive of the South Yorkshire SHA, among others, during a recent visit to Harrogate on 18 October 2006.

In addition, the Department's Top Team meet with chief executives of SHAs from across the country on a monthly basis. My right hon. Friend attends these meetings wherever possible.