HC Deb 04 July 1995 vol 263 c106W
Mr. Sykes

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment she has made of the costs incurred by local authorities in referring people to local authority-owned homes. [31675]

Mr. Bowis

The available information is of gross expenditure by local authorities on residential accommodation for elderly or mentally ill people in local authority run establishments, which in 1993–94 is provisionally estimated to have amounted to £894 million.