§ Mrs. Beckett
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will list the amount of money in real terms spent by each health authority, outside the NHS in(a) 1991–92, (b)1992–93, (c) 1993–94 and the same figures for each trust. 
§ Mr. Malone
[holding answer 21 April 1995]: Spending outside the national health service has been defined for the purpose of this parliamentary question as non-pay revenue expenditure plus agency staff costs. Non-pay expenditure includes such items as clinical and general supplies and services, establishment expenses, transport and moveable plant, premises and fixed plant, capital, purchase of health care from the non-NHS bodies, external contract staffing and consultancy services and miscellaneous expenses, for example, net bank charges.
This information will be placed in the Library.