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Home Helps

Volume 165: debated on Friday 19 January 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what was the total amount spent by each area health board on the provision of home help services in each year since 1980.

[holding answer 16 January 1990]: The information following represents expenditure in cash terms on home help salaries and incidental expenses and does not include similar information on professional and clerical staff involved in the provision of the service:

Northern Board
£

Southern Board
£

Eastern Board
£

Western Board
£

Total
£

1979–801,893,3892,187,9594,771,5761,686,33810,539,262
1980–812,232,9072,586,8265,693,2871,874,05612,387,076
1981–822,938,9923,003,6966,637,0442,337,64614,917,378
1982–832,843,7033,390,5687,200,5082,554,34915,989,218
1983–843,083,5773,689,1957,349,6992,584,36716,706,838
1984–853,221,0973,757,3317,438,5222,683,43417,100,384
1985–863,466,4464,194,6968,125,4733,038,56818,825,180
1986–873,330,5844,231,4718,401,3222,881,75418,845,131
1987–883,741,5914,921,1269,877,8403,387,83521,928,392
1988–893,829,6325,186,89210,219,2353,285,99922,521,758