HC Deb 20 July 1994 vol 247 cc356-8W
Mr. Willetts

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what progress her Department has made in meeting service delivery targets set out in "Commitment to Service".

Mrs. Gillian Shephard

The list shows the percentages of cases dealt with by each regional service centre which have met the targets set in "Commitment to Service".

family health services authority in order of deprivation and the average per capita spending for each family health services authority, in order of spending.

(2) what is the average primary care deprivation score for each family health services authority; and what is the average deprivation score for all them, taken together.

Mr. Sackville

The information given below is a simple average of professor jarman's under-privileged area scores, grouped by FHSA. The electoral ward data have not been weighted by resident population. I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave the hon. Member for Darlington (Mr. Milburn) of 26 May, Official report, column 305 about the per capita spending figures for each family health services authority in England, which was placed in the Library.

The average under-privileged area scores for family health services authorities in England are:

City and East London 36.57
Camden and Islington 29.62
Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham 28.60
Manchester 28.49
Birmingham 26.17
Bradford 21.11
Liverpool 20.55
Ealing, Hammersmith and Hounslow 19.42
Newcastle 18.51
Wolverhampton 18.47
Rochdale 18.10
Salford 16.92
Kirklees 16.05
Sandwell 16.00
Oldham 15.72
Coventry 14.76
South Tyneside 14.35
Bolton 14.15
Brent and Harrow 14.06
Sunderland 13.69
Calderdale 13.59
Enfield and Haringey 13.08
Gateshead 12.63
Tameside 11.82
St. Helens and Knowsley 11.20
Leeds 11.03
Cleveland 10.16
North Tyneside 9.51
Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth 9.03
Sheffield 8.64
Redbridge 7.97
Greenwich 7.49
Walsall 6.70
Wirral 6.60
Bury 5.52
Barnet 5.28
Durham 5.22
Wigan 5.11
Doncaster 4.98
Rotherham 4.33
Croydon 3.97
Lancashire 3.71
Isle of Wight 3.49
East Sussex 3.03
Wakefield 2.86
Sefton 2.80
Hillingdon 2.34
Trafford 1.88
Barnsley 1.76
Barking and Havering 1.49
Kensington 0.84
Kingston and Richmond 0.47
Cornwall 0.43
Dudley 0.28
Humberside 0.05
Stockport -0.07
Kent -1.42
Dorset -1.68
Northamptonshire -1.87
Northumberland -2.31
West Sussex -2.59
Devon -2.82
Nottinghamshire -3.00
Suffolk -3.02
Bedfordshire -3.02
Derbyshire -3.20
Cumbria -3.53
Cambridgeshire -3.61
Lincolnshire -3.79
Berkshire -3.89
Norfolk -4.00
Wiltshire -4.04
Hampshire -4.21
Shropshire -4.26
Somerset -4.52
Cheshire -4.56
Oxfordshire -5.24
Gloucestershire -5.42
Bromley -5.48
Leicestershire -5.77
Staffordshire -5.89
Essex -6.54
North Yorkshire -6.60
Hereford and Worcester -6.54
Avon -6.60
Solihull -6.65
Warwickshire -6.82
Hertfordshire -7.44
Buckinghamshire -7.74
Surrey -9.69
The average figure for all family health services authorities in England is 4.92.

Ms Primarolo

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is the average deprivation score for each district health authority; and what is the average deprivation score.

Dr. Mawhinney

The Jarman index of under-privileged area scores is used by the Department of Health only at family health services authority level for the purpose of calculating general practitioner deprivation payments.