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Health Service (Expenditure)

Volume 124: debated on Monday 7 December 1987

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To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give details of expenditure in real terms in the Scottish Health Service annually since 1979, indicating what proportion of that expenditure relates to (a) wage inflation, (b) debt charges and (c) committed capital expenditure.

[holding answer 2 December 1987]: The information is not available in the form requested. I have listed in the table gross capital and recurrent expenditure on the NHS in Scotland in real terms since 1979–80.operations in the Bristol channel 11 miles north of Ilfracombe have no measurable effect on bathing water quality in north Devon.