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PSSEX1 Expenditure Return

Volume 463: debated on Thursday 19 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what information is gathered in the PSSEX1 Expenditure Return. (148839)

The personal social services expenditure return (PSSEX1) is collected by The Information Centre for health and social care, and shows data from local authorities on current expenditure and unit costs on personal social services for adults and children, both nationally and for individual authorities. Expenditure data is presented on a gross and net basis, and is also split between authorities’ own provision and provision by others. It is also broken down by client groups:

older people (including those with disabilities);

children and family services (including children with disabilities);

learning disabled adults;

physically disabled adults;

mentally ill adults;

asylum seekers; and

other adult services.

Services are analysed between residential day and domiciliary provision, and the costs of assessment and care management are also identified.

The latest available data are on 2005-06 Expenditure report, which can be accessed at: