westminster diary

The NHS anticipates raising£15.5m from the sale of land where planning permission has been granted; a further£164.5m is expected if planning permission for other sites is approved.

Total health service income from the sale of assets, including land, is expected to reach£500m in 1998-99, compared with£471m in 1997-98 and£393m in 1996-97, Mr Denham revealed.

(Hansard , 19 October, column 475)