HC Deb 21 October 1994 vol 248 c392W
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. 1. The figures are based upon gross pay costs including employers' National Insurance and superannuation contributions.
  2. 2. 1994–95 prices have been calculated using the GDP deflator dated 29/6/94.

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