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NHS: Finance

Volume 486: debated on Tuesday 20 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health with reference to paragraph 3 on page 33 of the NHS Operating Framework for 2009-10, whether all surpluses will be spent by the organisations that generated them. (248444)

The surpluses generated are held locally and it will be for individual organisations to decide in conjunction with the direction and priorities agreed with their strategic health authorities and the priorities set out in the Operating Framework, how to invest their surplus for the benefit of their patients.