§ Mr. Lidington
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list in rank order expenditure in each health authority by weighted head of population in each of the financial years 1996–97, 1997–98, 1998–99 and 1999–2000 in respect of(a) primary care, (b) secondary care, (c) administration and programme and (d) total expenditure. 
§ Mr. Denham
The information requested has been placed in the Library.
Expenditure per weighted head of population for 1996–97 to 1999–2000, in rank order, is shown for each health authority in England in the tables. Figures are shown for expenditure on primary care, secondary care, administration and programme, and as a total, in each case.56W
These figures are not comparable between years or between health authorities as a result of changes in accounting practice and other technical accounting differences.