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Elderly Persons

Volume 959: debated on Friday 1 December 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list in the Official Report the latest figures showing the expenditure of each social services authority on the care of the elderly; and what expenditure per 1,000 population and per 1,000 retired people these sums represent.

Information is not collected in this form. Detailed information about expenditure by individual local authorities on the personal social services is contained in the statistical information service publications of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, copies of which are in the Library.It is estimated that, in national aggregate terms, about half the expenditure by local authorities on the personal social services is on services for the elderly.