asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what further increase is being made to the Class XI, Vote 1, "Cash Block Health and Personal Social Services, England 1979–80".
A total of £111,830,000, mainly to cover the excess cost of pay awards, which will increase the block total from £5,239,451,000, announced on 29 November 1979 to £5,351,281,000.—[Vol. 974, c. 751.] The spring Supplementary Estimates, shortly to be presented to Parliament take account of the present increase and part of that announced on 29 November 1979.