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Ministerial Corrections

Volume 571: debated on Thursday 5 December 2013

Ministerial Correction

Thursday 5 December 2013

Health

Care Quality Commission

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much the Care Quality Commission has spent on consultancy services in (a) 2010-11, (b) 2011-12, (c) 2012-13 and (d) 2013-14 to date.

[Official Report, 18 November 2013, Vol. 570, c. 825-26W.]

Letter of correction from Norman Lamb:

An error has been identified in the written answer given to the hon. Member for Leicester West (Liz Kendall) on 18 November 2013.

The full answer given was as follows: (175541)

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has provided the following information:

The CQC's expenditure on consultancy services

Amount (£ million)

2010-11

1,832

2011-12

0.071

2012-13

1,752

2013-141

1,959

1 Up to and including 30 September 2013. Source. The CQC annual accounts, reports and monthly Department of consultancy returns. Definitions of ‘consultancy’ were taken from the Cabinet Office's Guidance on Actions and Processes.

The correct answer should have been:

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has provided the following information:

The CQC's expenditure on consultancy services

Amount (£ million)

2010-11

1.832

2011-12

0.071

2012-13

1.752

2013-141

1.959

1 Up to and including 30 September 2013. Source. The CQC annual accounts, reports and monthly Department of consultancy returns. Definitions of ‘consultancy’ were taken from the Cabinet Office's Guidance on Actions and Processes.