§ Mr. Galbraith
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will list the main areas of spending in Welsh regional health authorities.
§ Mr. Grist
There are no regional health authorities in Wales. However, the main areas of health authorities' spending in Wales in 1986–87, the latest financial year for which information is available, were as follows:
£ thousands Hospital services 542,762 Community health service 67,270 Other services1 33,737 Headquarters administration 26,931 Total revenue expenditure 670,700 Capital expenditure 60,716 Total expenditure 731,416
Source: Health Authorities Annual Accounts.
1Includes ambulance services, blood transfusion services, emergency bed services, contractual hospitals and, homes, community health councils and other expenditure.