HC Deb 03 May 1994 vol 242 c445W
Ms Primarolo

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what amount was spent in primary care on computer reimbursement in each of the last five years.

Mr. Sackville

The information is shown in the table based on quarterly returns from family health services authorities. The amount reimbursed in 1990–91, when the scheme was introduced, includes claims for the years 1989–90 and 1990–91.

Year £ million
1990–91 17.5
1991–92 34.0
1992–93 40.2
1993–94 136.5
1Provisional figure.