§ Mr. Moonman
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list for the London North Region for the years 1965 to 1975: (a) the total annual capital expenditure on social services, (b) the total annual capital expenditure on services for the mentally ill within the social services' provision and (c) the total annual capital expenditure on services for the mentally handicapped within the social services' provision.
§ Dr. Owen
The personal social services were formed with effect from 1st April 1971, and for the years since then it is possible to show only the figures for (a) and the figures for (b) and (c) combined. These are:
LONDON NORTH REGION (a) (b) + (c) £ millions £ millions 1971–72 3.1 0.7 1972–73 5.4 1.4 1973–74 8.7* 1.7* 1974–75 8.4 1.6 * Excludes Luton CBC for which figures are not available.