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National Health Service (Resources)

Volume 975: debated on Wednesday 5 December 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services, in view of the mortality rate in the North-West of England, as evidenced by the recently published statistics of the Office of Health Economics, if he is satisfied that the North-West is receiving its fair share of National Health Service resources.

:Mortality statistics are taken into account in the resource allocation process. It is recognised that revenue allocations to the North-West do not yet fully meet its assessed needs. It is my intention to continue the redistribution of resources in favour of the needier regions.