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National Health Service Expenditure

Volume 126: debated on Monday 1 February 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will give the details of budgeted expenditures on the National Health Service for the West Midlands regional health authority, Bromsgrove and Redditch district authority, and the Worcester district health authority, for 1987–88, 1987–88 (outturn) and 1988–89.

In 1987–88 the West Midlands regional health authority received an initial revenue cash limit of £1,114·4 million. Subsequent additions were made as follows:

£ million
Following the Government's acceptance of the review body recommendations26·6
From the waiting list fund2·9
For breast cancer screening0·2
Following my right hon. Friend, the Minister for Health's announcement of additional funding for 1987–88 on 16 December6·7
Outturn figures for 1987–88 will not be available until later this year. The region's initial revenue cash limit for 1988–89 is £1,213·8 million. Allocations to the Bromsgrove and Redditch and Worcester district health authorities are a matter for the West Midlands regional health authority.