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National Health Service

Volume 115: debated on Wednesday 29 April 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales what was the total expenditure on the National Health Service in Wales in the years (a) 1970 to 1975, (b) 1975 to 1980 and (c) 1980 to 1985, expressed in actual and in real terms.

The following table sets out the information requested for each year since 1974–75.

Total Net Expenditure on tire National Health Service

£ million

1Year

Annual Expenditure

2Real Terms

1974–75202·6686·5
1975–76273·8738·2
1976–77306·7730·6
1977–78346·8725·3
1978–79398·0752·1
1979–80465·9753·4
1980–81599·1816·7
1981–82682·9847·7
1982–83751·0869·2
1983–84797·2883·3
1984–85862·0915·7
1985–86920·7920·7

1 The information requested is not available prior to 1974–75.

2 Actual expenditure revalued to 1985–86 prices using the GDP deflator.

asked the Secretary of State for Wales what was the recurring revenue allocation to the National Health Service in Wales (a) in the years 1970 to 1975, (b) in the years 1975 to 1980 and (c) in the years 1980 to 1985, expressed in actual and in real terms.

The information available is set out in the following table:

Net Revenue Expenditure on ihe National Health Service
£ million
Actual Expenditure2 Real Terms
11974–75187·3634·7
1975–76250·7676·0
1976–77289·0688·4
1977–78326·0681·8
1978–79374·8708·3
1979–80441·6714·1
1980–81567·7773·9
1981–82642·1797·0
1982–83705·3816·3
1983–84747·9828·7
1984–85809·8860·3
1985–86865·9865·9
1 The information requested is not available prior to 1974–75.
2 Expenditure figures revalued to 1985–86 prices using the GDP deflator.