HC Deb 11 May 1978 vol 949 cc579-81W
Mr. Carter-Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list the area health authorities which are to receive, from the £50 million allocated in the Budget, funds for health visitors, special care baby units and health education.

Mr. Moyle

The funds available in England, including the additional money, have been allocated to regional health

and health areas with lowest rates within each country, and Sweden are as follows:

in reply to the hon. Member for Eccles on 10th November 1976, Official Report, column 205.

Mr. Moyle

The figures are as follows:

authorities on the lines recommended by the Resource Allocation Working Party, and it is for the regional authorities to make allocations to area health authorities.

Health authorities have been given guidance about the ends—including those mentioned by my hon. Friend—to which the extra money should be devoted, but it may not be appropriate for each area to deploy the additional resources over all such items. They are also asked to inform my Department by the end of June of the uses they intend to make of the additional money.