HC Deb 25 May 1988 vol 134 c200W
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.

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