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Departmental Budget

Volume 403: debated on Monday 7 April 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list the internal departments, agencies and other public sector organisations which receive funding from his departmental budget. [106622]

At 1 April 2003, in addition to the main Department itself, the departmental budget funds the following statutory bodies in whole or in part.Executive Agencies:

  • Medicines and Health Care Products Regulatory Agency
  • NHS Estates
  • NHS Pensions Agency
  • NHS Purchasing and Supply Agency

Strategic Health Authorities.

Primary Care Trusts.

Special Health Authorities:

  • Counter Fraud and Security Management Service
  • Dental Vocational Training Authority
  • Family Health Services Appeal Authority (Special Health Authority)
  • Health Development Agency
  • Health Protection Agency
  • Mental Health Act Commission
  • National Blood Authority
  • National Clinical Assessment Authority
  • National Institute for Clinical Excellence
  • National Patient Safety Agency
  • National Treatment Agency
  • NHS Appointments Commission
  • NHS Information Authority
  • NHS Litigation Authority
  • NHS Logistics Authority
  • Prescription Pricing Authority
  • Retained Organs Commission
  • UK Transplant

Dental Practice Board.

NHS Trusts.

Executive and Tribunal Non Departmental Public Bodies:

  • Care Standards Tribunal
  • Commission for Health Improvement
  • Commission for Patient and Public Involvement in Health
  • Council for the Regulation of Health Care Professionals
  • Family Health Services Appeal Authority
  • General Social Care Council
  • Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority
  • Mental Health Review Tribunal
  • National Biological Standards Board
  • National Care Standards Commission
  • National Radiological Protection Board
  • NHS Tribunal
  • Pharmaceutical Price Control Tribunal
  • Public Health Laboratory Service

Local Authorities responsible for social services.

Certain Statutory Inquiries:

  • Ayling Inquiry
  • Climbie Inquiry
  • Kerr/Haslam Inquiry
  • Neale Inquiry
  • Shipman Inquiry
  • Toft Inquiry

In addition, funding support is provided towards the transitional costs of establishing the Nursing and Midwifery Council and the Health Professions Council (self-funding independent statutory bodies established in April 2002), to a number of advisory non-departmental public bodies and to statutory Inquiries run by NHS bodies.

The information above excludes cases where payments are made to other statutory bodies in respect of goods or services provided.