HC Deb 15 December 1987 vol 124 cc501-2W
Mrs. Peacock

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will give a breakdown, by each district health authority within the Yorkshire region, of the percentage of the total budget which is spent on administration.

Mrs. Currie

Following is information derived from the 1986–87 annual accounts of the relevant health authorities:

Revenue expenditure on headquarters administration as a proportion of total revenue expenditure
District Health Authority Per cent.
Hull 3.24
East Yorkshire 3.85
Grimsby 4.07
Scunthorpe 3.92
Northallerton 6.25
York 3.37
Scarborough 4.33
Harrogate 3.20
Bradford 3.30
Airedale 3.29
Calderdale 3.77
Huddersfield 3.57
Dewsbury 3.95
Leeds Western 2.25
Leeds Eastern 2.89
Wakefield 3.10
Pontefract 4.13

Note.—Expenditure on headquarters administration includes the pay and pay-related costs of staff of all disciplines employed at district headquarters level and their office costs and overheads. It excludes the cost of clerical and secretarial support staff employed in departments at hospital and unit level: such costs are regarded as operational.

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