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Mental Health

Volume 407: debated on Thursday 19 June 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health what level of funding per capita is being spent by (a) South Sefton Primary Care Trust and (b) Southport and Formby Primary Care Trust on services for people with mental health difficulties in the current financial year; and what the average spending per capita is of Primary Care Trusts in England. [116278]

The average spending per capita on services for people with mental health difficulties in the current financial year is £153.82 by South Sefton Primary Care Trust and £130.51 by Southport and Formby Primary Care Trust. Figures for the whole of England are not collated.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much has been spent on mental health services in the London borough of Wandsworth in each of the last three years. [118926]

Data on expenditure by the London borough of Wandsworth on personal social services (PSS) for those aged 65 or over with mental health needs, expenditure by the national health service on mental health solely within Wandsworth, and NHS expenditure on primary care mental illness are not available centrally.Gross expenditure by the London borough of Wandsworth on PSS for adults under 65 with mental health needs for the years 1999–2000 to 2001–02 (the latest year for which data are available) is shown in the table.

Expenditure (£ million)
1999–20007.8
2000–016.9
2001–026.2

Source:

Form RO3 for 1999–2000, form PSS EX1 for 2000–01 and 2001–02

Expenditure on the commissioning of secondary care mental illness in the Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth Health Authority area for 1999–2000 to 2001–02 (the last year for which data are available) is shown in the table.

Expenditure (£ million)

1999–200059.4
2000–0164.8
2001–0271.2

Sources:

1. Health authority audited summarisation forms 1999–2000 to 2001–02.

2. Primary care trust audited summarisation schedules 2000–01 and 2001–02.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many individuals, and how many per 1,000 of the adult population, were detained under the provisions of the Mental Health Act in each local authority area in England in (a) 1990, (b) 2000 and (c) 2002. [119422]

The information is not collected in the form requested.However, the information available has been placed in the Library. This shows numbers of detentions under the Mental Health Act 1983 in national health service facilities, excluding high security psychiatric hospitals, aggregated by health authority area in England. Data for 1989–90 are given at England level only.