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Ex-Ministry Of Pensions Hospitals And Services

Volume 526: debated on Thursday 8 April 1954

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92.

asked the Minister of Health how many of the hospitals administered by the Ministry of Pensions before the merger are directly administered; and how many, and which, are administered by regional hospital boards.

All the hospitals for war pensioners which became my right hon. Friend's responsibility on the transfer of functions are still under direct administration.

93.

asked the Minister of Health by how much the expenditure borne by the vote of the Ministry of Pensions in the year 1951–52, in respect of services now administered by his Department, increased or decreased in the years 1952–53, 1953–54 and in the current estimates, 1954–55.

Some research is necessary to obtain the required figures for years before 1953–54, but I will write to the hon. Member as soon as it is completed.