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Non-governmental Public Bodies

Volume 451: debated on Wednesday 1 November 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the (a) administration costs and (b) total number of staff of (i) the Healthcare Commission, (ii) the Commission for Social Care Inspection, (iii) the Office of the Independent Regulator of Foundation Trusts and (iv) the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency were in each of the last three years for which figures are available. (94948)

The information is as follows.

The administrative costs for:

£ million

Healthcare Commission

2003-04

1

2004-05

68.994

2005-06

67.888

Commission for Social Care Inspection

2003-04

109.86

2004-05

112.771

2005-06

99.07

Office of the Independent Regulator of Foundation Trusts

2003-04

3.408

2004-05

14.81

2005-06

15.879

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

2003-04

11.983

2004-05

10.982

2005-06

10.982

1 The Healthcare Commission was not in existence

The total number of staff expressed as whole-time equivalents for:

Whole time-equivalents

Healthcare Commission

2003-04

1

2004-05

771

2005-06

771

Commission for Social Care Inspection

2003-04

2,589

2004-05

2,622

2005-06

2,492

Office of the Independent Regulator of Foundation Trusts

2003-04

2

2004-05

33

2005-06

51

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

2003-04

747

2004-05

806

2005-06

827

1 The Healthcare Commission was not in existence