§ Mr. Oppenheim
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services how much money Southern Derbyshire district health authority has spent in local authority rates in each year from 1978–79 to the present.
§ Mr. Newton
Following is information derived from the annual accounts of the Southern Derbyshire health authority since its establishment on 1 April 1982: 173W
Total expenditure on contributions in lieu of rates £000 1982–83 1,096 1983–84 1,204 1984–85 1,388 1985–86 1,416 1986–871 1,669 1 latest available.
Prior to 1 April 1982 the district health authority's predecessor health district formed part of the Derbyshire area health authority and district based figures were not collected centrally.