HC Deb 23 October 1986 vol 102 cc984-5W
Sir Geoffrey Finsberg

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what has been the expenditure on primary health care in the Hampstead district health authority in the last three years; and what was the average for English district health authorities.

Mr. Newton

Following are the figures requested:

Expenditure on primary health care1
1983–84 1984–85 1985–86
Total Per head of population Total Per head of population Total Per head of population
£ million £ £ million £ £ million £
Hampstead Health Authority 9.8 93 10.7 101 11.2 105
Average for district health authorities in England 76 83 88
1 Current expenditure on community health services plus net expenditure on family practitioner services. The latter expenditure cannot strictly be attributed to particular districts but has been included (pro rata to population) from the annual accounts of the family practitioner committees which account for it.
2 Provisional figures.