Mr. Bone Share this specific contribution Share a link to this specific contribution: Share contribution 1 on Twitter Share contribution 1 on Facebook Share contribution 1 via Email Copy link to contribution 1 to clipboard Copy link 12. To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the percentage change has been in health spending between 1996-97 and 2007; and what the percentage change in consultant finished case episodes has been over that period. (162941) Mr. Bradshaw Share this specific contribution Share a link to this specific contribution: Share contribution 2 on Twitter Share contribution 2 on Facebook Share contribution 2 via Email Copy link to contribution 2 to clipboard Copy link Spending on the national health service rose by 91 per cent. in real terms between 1996-97 and 2007-08. The growth in finished consultant episodes over the same period was 31 per cent. (tbc).