§ Mr. Blunkett
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will show national health service pay expenditure in each year since 1990–91 and her best estimate for 1995–96, showing figures both in millions of pounds and at current prices.
§ Mr. Malone
The information available is shown in the table.
NHS pay expenditure 1990–91 to 1992–93 Year Cash Value (£million) 94–95 Prices(£million 1990–91 11,284 13,258 1991–92 12,651 13,983 1992–93 13,750 14,621
Source:Annual financial returns of regional, district, and special health authorities for the London postgraduate teaching hospitals (1990–91 to 1992–93), NHS trusts (1991–92 and 1992–93) and Family Health Services Authorities (1990–91 to 1992–93).
- 1. The figures are based upon gross pay costs including employers' National Insurance and superannuation contributions.
- 2. 1994–95 prices have been calculated using the GDP deflator dated 29/6/94.