§ Mr. Wigley
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what his latest estimate is of(a) capital and (b) current expenditure in Wales in the current financial year on the National Health Service; what the planned figures are for 1999–2000; and what the figures were for actual spending in each of the last three years. 
Mr. Jon Owen Jones
The information is as follows:
£ million Outturn: Original plan 1995–96 1996–97 1997–98 1998–99 1999–2000 Current 2,122.8 2,242.9 2,305.5 2,445.3 — Capital1 55.5 50.1 44.6 34.6 — Total 2,178.3 2,293.0 2,350.1 2,479.9 2,654.9 1Includes capital provision for NHS Trusts within their External Financing Limits. Excludes the estimated cost of depreciation element of NHS Trust expenditure which does not score against the capital account but is included with the health authority revenue.
The split between revenue and capital is not available for 1999–2000 as final spending decisions have not yet been taken.