§ Mr. Robin Cook
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will estimate for every health authority and trust in Wales the amount required to bring the national health service estate to a condition B, exhibiting only minor deterioration.
§ Mr. Nicholas Bennett
District health authorities in Wales are required to review the cost of backlog maintenance annually and for 1990–91, they estimated that it would cost £186.3 million to bring the whole of the NHS estate in Wales to a standard where it is exhibiting only minor deterioration. There were no trusts in Wales at that time. This sum may be broken down by district health authority as shown in the table: 907W
DHA £ million Clwyd 20.3 East Dyfed 17.9 Gwent 18.7 Gwynedd 11.4 Mid Glamorgan 22.1
DHA £ million Pembrokeshire 0.9 Powys 3.5 South Glamorgan 82.0 West Glamorgan 9.5