HC Deb 16 February 1987 vol 110 cc501-2W
Mr. Meacher

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will give the capital spend on hospital and community health services for each year since 1974–75 to the latest available date, giving in each case the amount (a) in cash terms and (b) deflated by the gross domestic product deflator and (i) in gross terms and (ii) in net terms after deducting proceeds from land sales.

Mr. Newton

The information requested is shown in the table.

Mrs. Currie

The information requested is given in the table. In Leeds between 1979 and 1985 the number of inpatient cases treated increased by 21.0 per cent. from 76,896 to 93,013 in acute specialties, by 47.7 per cent. from 4,335 to 6,401 in the specialty of geriatric medicine and 38.4 per cent. from 2,229 to 3,085 in psychiatric specialties.

geriatric, (vi) diseases of the chest, (vii) maternity, (viii) mental illness, (ix) mental handicap, (x) rehabilitation, (xi) terminal care and (xii) others, giving details, if applicable.

Mrs. Currie

I regret that this information is not available centrally. The hon. Member may wish to approach the chairman of the East Hertfordshire health authority who may be able to provide the information requested.