§ Mr. Blunkett
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will list for each year since 1990 the expenditure on the purchase of health care from non-NHS bodies for(a) regions, (b) districts and (c) trusts.553W
§ Mr. Sackville
Expenditure on the purchase of health care from non-national health service bodies for years 1991–92 and 1992–93 is shown in the table. Figures for 1990–91 are not available centrally.
1991–92 1992–93 £000 £000 Regional Health Authorities 32,746 21,421 District Health Authorities 159,818 187,335 NHS Trusts 12,204 44,543
Source: Annual Financial Returns of regional health authorities, district health authorities and NHS Trusts.
Note: Figures for 1992–93 are provisional.