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National Health Service Expenditure

Volume 205: debated on Tuesday 10 March 1992

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health what was the total level of expenditure on pay for general and senior managers in each year since 1985.

[holding answer 18 February 1992]: The grades of general and senior managers were introduced as part of the new arrangements recommended by the Griffiths report in 1983. The cost of staff employed in general management grades is shown in the table:

England (HCHS) General managers
£ million (cash)
Regional/District general managersUnit/other general managers
Vaccination and immunisation (2 year uptake2)
YearDiphtheriaTetanusPertussisPolioMeasles1Mumps and Rubella
South Derbyshire
Number immunised19826,3336,3395,0426,3425,042
Uptake rate(90)(90)(63)(91)(74)
Trent Region
Number immunized198252,83352,92534,88052,59436,904
Uptake rate(88)(88)(58)(88)(62)
Source: SBL 607.KC51. DH Statistics and Management Information (SMI2B), March 1992.
1 Data was not collected before 1988–89.
2 The two year uptake rate is the percentage of children immunised by their second birthday.