§ Mr. Robin Cook
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will give for England for each year since 1974–75 (i) total National Health Service expenditure, (ii) current expenditure on the hospital and community health services, (iii) capital expenditure on the hospital and community health services, (iv) expenditure on the family practitioner services, (v) expenditure on centrally funded National Health Service services, and (vi) expenditure on personal social services, giving each in(a) cash terms, (b) adjusted using the relevant pay and prices index and (c) 158W adjusted using the gross domestic product deflator; and if he will place in the Library details of the methods used to make these adjustments.
§ Mr. Galbraith
To ask the Secretary of State for Health. if he will give for each year since 1959(a) the total amount spent on health and (b) the capital expenditure, giving the figures at constant prices.
§ Mr. Freeman
Information, which is readily available only from 1974–75, has been placed in the Library.