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Health Authorities (Yorkshire)

Volume 124: debated on Tuesday 15 December 1987

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To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will give a breakdown, by each district health authority within the Yorkshire region, of the percentage of the total budget which is spent on administration.

Following is information derived from the 1986–87 annual accounts of the relevant health authorities:

Revenue expenditure on headquarters administration as a proportion of total revenue expenditure
District Health AuthorityPer cent.
Hull3·24
East Yorkshire3·85
Grimsby4·07
Scunthorpe3·92
Northallerton6·25
York3·37
Scarborough4·33
Harrogate3·20
Bradford3·30
Airedale3·29
Calderdale3·77
Huddersfield3·57
Dewsbury3·95
Leeds Western2·25
Leeds Eastern2·89
Wakefield3·10
Pontefract4·13

Note.—Expenditure on headquarters administration includes the pay and pay-related costs of staff of all disciplines employed at district headquarters level and their office costs and overheads. It excludes the cost of clerical and secretarial support staff employed in departments at hospital and unit level: such costs are regarded as operational.