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General Practitioners: Colchester

Volume 471: debated on Thursday 31 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will hold an inquiry into all circumstances relating to the building of the Bluebell Surgery at Highwoods, Colchester to establish (a) the reasons for the time taken and (b) who is responsible; what additional costs have been incurred by the national health service as a result of the time taken; and when he expects the surgery and associated Bluebell Centre facilities to open. (182785)

Primary care trusts (PCTs) have management responsibility for the delivery of primary medical care; including issues around existing practice premises and the development of any new practice premises. The issues the hon. Member raises are therefore local matters for North East Essex Primary Care Trust.