HC Deb 14 July 1980 vol 988 c429W
Mr. Alfred Morris

asked the Secretary of State for Soc[...]l Services what is the cost in a full financial year of the increase in the amount of money supplied to joint funding schemes between the National Health Service and local authorities.

Dr. Vaughan

Expressed at 1979–80 prices, the sums allocated for joint financing have been as follows:

£ million
1976–77 12.4
1977–78 29.3
1978–79 42.3
1979–80 46.9
1980–81 54.0

My center hon. Friend has decided that the amount provided for joint financing will continue to increase gradually over the next few years.