HC Deb 14 December 1993 vol 234 cc548-9W
Mr. Redmond

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will list by region the maintenance backlog as at 31 March.

Mr. Sackville

The information is shown in the table.

The figures are the estimated costs, as at March 1993, of clearing outstanding repairs and upkeep required to bring the estate up to a satisfactory physical condition, and now includes an estimate of the cost required to meet statutory and safety standards.

The figures are for all trusts and directly managed units within the regional boundaries
Region Cost
Northern 142,129
Yorkshire 125,987
Trent 119,383
East Anglian 83,462
North West Thames 84,049
North East Thames 331,467
South East Thames 264,256
South West Thames 176,176
Wessex 111,461
Oxford 89,925
South Western 123,605
West Midlands 307,229
Mersey 64,310
North Western 144,011