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Regional Health Authorities (Capital Expenditure)

Volume 35: debated on Monday 17 January 1983

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list in the Official Report the capital expenditure of the regional health authority areas during each of the past three financial years, expressed as a figure per 10,000 population of the area.

The information requested is as follows:

RegionCapital expenditure per 10,000 population (£000s)
East Anglia118148170
North West Thames75104126
North East Thames86132140
South East Thames7399110
South West Thames80126129
South Western77102133
West Midlands76117127
North Western127152211


1. The expenditure figures were derived from the annual accounts of health authorities submitted to the Department.

2. The population figures used were the mid-year estimates of resident population for 1979, 1980 and 1981 respectively, in which no allowance is made for people who receive treatment outside their region of residence.