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Clinical Commissioning Groups

Question for Department of Health

UIN 3048, tabled on 5 July 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, which (a) organisations and (b) individuals have the power to dismiss the governing body of a clinical commissioning group.

Answered on

10 July 2017

NHS England is able to dismiss the governing body of a clinical commissioning group (CCG). It has formal powers of direction if it is satisfied that a CCG is failing or is at risk of failing to discharge its functions.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care
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