National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Bill

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Mr. Heald: Does my hon. Friend agree that it would be useful if the Minister explained what latitude there is on that point, and to what extent he is prepared to allow for higher figures? In a big city, it might be useful to have a much higher figure than 1.5 million people.

Mr. Burns: I hope that the Minister will answer my hon. Friend's point and explain what factors will be taken into account in determining—

It being One o'clock, The Chairman adjourned the Committee without Question put, pursuant to the Standing Order.

        Adjourned till this day at half-past Four o'clock.

The following Members attended the Committee:
Hurst, Mr. Alan (Chairman)
Atkinson, Mr. Peter
Baron, Mr.
Blears, Ms
Burnham, Andy
Burns, Mr.
Challen, Mr.
Fitzpatrick, Jim
Hall, Mr. Mike
Harris, Dr. Evan
Havard, Mr.
Heald, Mr.
Hutton, Mr.
Moffatt, Laura
Murrison, Dr.
Taylor, Dr. Richard
Thomas, Gareth
Touhig, Mr.
Ward, Ms

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