HC Deb 21 February 1984 vol 54 cc493-4W
Mr. Corbyn

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what was the cost of the laundry, catering and domestic services of Islington district health authority in the last three years for which figures are available.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

The accounts submitted to the Department by Islington health authority for 1982–83 show expenditure as follows:

Laundry 259,809
Catering 1,906,401
Domestic/Cleaning 2,545,654

Figures on a district basis for earlier years (that is before NHS restructuring) are not held centrally.