HC Deb 14 March 1972 vol 833 cc49-50W
34. Mr. Farr

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what was the average annual expenditure on hospital services in Leicestershire per head of population in the last three years; and what was the comparable figure nationally and in Nottinghamshire.

Mr. Alison

Hospital service current expenditure per head of population in Leicestershire and Rutland in 1968–69 was £9.6; in 1969–70 it was £102 and in 1970–71 £12.2. The corresponds figures nationally are £12.9, £140 and £16.5, and for Nottinghamshire £12.6, £13.7 and £16.3.