HC Deb 19 November 2003 vol 413 c1129W
Mr. Geoffrey Robinson

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what per capita expenditure was on the NHS in 1997–98; what it was in 2002–03; and what it is expected to be in future years for which plans have been made. [137681]

Mr. Hutton

The table shows total net national health service expenditure per head of population in England for 1997–98 and for the period 2002–03 to 2007–08.

£ million
Spend per head1,2,3
1997–98 Outturn 710
Stage 2
2002–03 Plan 1,130
2003–04 Plan 1,240
2004–05 Plan 1,360
2005–06 Plan 1,490
2006–07 Plan 1,640
2007–08 Plan 1,800
1 For 1997–98, figures are on a cash basis, whereas figures for the period 2002–03 to 2007–08 are on a stage 2 resource budgeting basis. As a result, figures are not comparable across the period.
2 Figures are calculated using population projections provided by ONS.
3 Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

Andy Burnham

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will give the distance from target in cash terms for each primary care trust in England for each year of the current spending round. [138936]

Mr. Hutton

Primary care trust distances from targets for 2003–04, 2004–05 and 2005–06 have been placed in the Library.