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NHS: Public Appointments

Volume 461: debated on Friday 15 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health where responsibility lies for (a) recognising, (b) commending and (c) thanking former members of the boards of (i) primary care trusts and (ii) health authorities for their services to the NHS. (142829)

[holding answer 14 June 2007]: It is the responsibility of the Appointments Commission to acknowledge the contribution of chairs and non-executive members. It is good practice for the local employing body to acknowledge the contribution of former executive board members.