HL Deb 27 July 1998 vol 592 cc167-8WA
Lord Dean of Beswick

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What has been the cost to the Treasury for each of the last five years for maintaining the NHS in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland; and what this means per capita of population. [HL2552]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Figures for identifiable general government spending on health and personal social services for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in the five years to 1996–97 were published inPublic Expenditure: Statistical Analyses 1998–99 (Cm 3901).