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Mr. Stephen O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many (a) NHS hospitals, (b) other NHS organisations, (c) social care organisations, (d) hospices and (e) private hospitals he and his Ministers have visited since their appointments; and what the (i) purpose and (ii) duration of each visit was. 
Dr. Kumar: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what funding his Department has allocated for the treatment and care of people diagnosed with (a) meningitis, (b) dementia and (c) osteoporosis in each of the last 10 years; 
Mr. Cash: To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will place in the Library a copy of the minutes of each meeting of (a) (i) the West Midlands Strategic Health Authority, (ii) the Mid-Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust and (iii) North Staffordshire NHS Trust since 1 January 2003 and the Healthcare Commission since its inception. 
This information is not held centrally. The hon. Member may wish to approach the organisations listed directly, as they may publish or be able to provide the information requested. There is no such national health service (NHS) organisation as North Staffordshire NHS Trust. However, there is the University Hospital of North Stafford NHS Trust or North Stafford NHS Primary Care Trust. The Healthcare Commission (HCC) ceased to exist on 31 March 2009 and was replaced by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), which is the new
health and adult social care regulator for England. CQC may be approached to provide historical HCC documents.
As stated in the publication Governing the NHSa guide for Boards, which has been placed in the Library, there is an obligation on the boards of strategic health authorities, primary care trusts and NHS trusts to conduct themselves and their business in an open and transparent way that commands public confidence. As stated in The NHS Foundation Trust Code of Governance, published by Monitor the independent regular of NHS foundation trusts (FT), an FT's board of directors should follow a policy of openness and transparency in its proceedings and decision making unless this conflicts with a need to protect the wider interests of the public or the NHS foundation trust.
Dr. Kumar: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what expenditure his Department incurred in (a) England, (b) the North East, (c) the Tees Valley and (d) Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland constituency in respect of services for disabled people in each year since 2005. 
Phil Hope: Data on local authority expenditure on social care services is collected and published by the NHS Information Centre for health and social care. Data is not collected centrally at constituency level.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 30 March 2009, Official Report, column 898W, on health services:
Greater London, what assessment he has made of the effects on the revenue of primary care trusts in (a) Enfield and (b) London in (i) 2009-10 and (ii) 2010-11 of changes to the formula used to determine revenue allocations to such trusts. 
Mr. Bradshaw: The 2009-10 and 2010-11 revenue allocations to primary care trusts (PCTs) were made on the basis of a new funding formula, recommended by the independent advisory committee on resource allocation.
The funding formula determines PCT target allocations. Actual allocations to PCTs depend also on the pace of change policyhow additional funding is distributed to move PCTs towards their target allocations. It is therefore not possible to say what the allocations would have been in 2009-10 and 2010-11 if the previous funding formula had still applied.
The Department is moving all PCTs towards their target allocations as quickly as possible, but this must be balanced with the need to ensure that all PCTs are appropriately supported with stable funding that both supports existing commitments and allows long-term planning, as well as recognising the unavoidable cost pressures that all PCTs face.
Enfield PCT moved from being 0.1 per cent. above target under the previous funding formula at the close of 2008-09 to opening 2009-10 under the new formula at 2.3 per cent. above target. This means that under the 2009-10 and 2010-11 pace of change policy, Enfield PCT received a 10.6 per cent. average increase in funding over the two years, equivalent to a cumulative cash increase of £44.1 million. The average increase for London PCTs over the two years is 10.7 per cent.
The 2009-10 and 2010-11 allocations made to the PCTs in the London strategic health authority and the difference between their actual and target allocations (the distance from target) are listed in the following table.
|Distance from target percentage|
|PCT name||2009-10 allocation £000||2010-11 allocation £000||Two year increase £000||Two year increase percentage||2008-09 closing||2009-10 opening||2010-11 closing|
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