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NHS: Constitutions

Volume 457: debated on Thursday 8 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health when she plans to introduce a constitution for the NHS, as stated in the letter from the Minister of State for Delivery and Reform, published to her Department’s website on 31 January 2007; whether the NHS constitution will be enshrined in statute law; what assessment she has made of the merits of an NHS constitution; and if she will make a statement. (123067)

I am actively considering the suggestion made to me by the Minister of State my hon. Friend the hon. Member for Leigh (Andy Burnham).