HC Deb 14 July 1992 vol 211 c667W
25. Mr. David Nicholson

To ask the Secretary of State for Health by how much specific grants to local authorities for spending on AIDS and mental illness services will increase in 1992–93 and if she will make a statement.

Mr. Yeo

The specific grant available nationally to local authorities for people with AIDS/HIV increased by £5.1 million, or 43.5 per cent. in real terms, between 1991–92 and 1992–93. The grant for people with mental illness increased by £10.4 million, or 43.1 per cent. in real terms, over the same period.