HC Deb 06 April 1971 vol 815 cc61-2W
23. Mrs. Renée Short

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the average weekly unit cost of patients' meals and of meals in staff dining rooms in the Birmingham Regional Hospital Board area.

Mr. Alison

The average weekly cost of meals for patients and staff in hospitals in the Region in 1969–70 was £2.72. Separate figures for patients are not available.

The service of meals in staff dining rooms cost a further £1.81 per week. The cost of service to patients is not available.