§ Mr. Portillo
The only benefit payable to people in residential care and nursing homes for which there is information on total expenditure is supplementary benefit. The table sets out the position for the last five years., 1986 being the most recent year for which information is available.
Supplementary benefit for people in residential care and nursing homes Year Expenditure (£ million) Total expenditure (£ million) 1982 39 1983 104 1984 200 19851 — 19862 Residential care homes 330 459 Nursing homes 129 1 There are no figures for 1985 because for operational reasons there was no inquiry in that year. 2 Until 1986 it has not been possible to identify separately expenditure on people in residential care homes and nursing homes.
Source: DHSS Annual Statistical Enquiry.