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NHS: Greater London

Volume 470: debated on Thursday 24 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much revenue was received from the sale of NHS property in London in each year since May 1997. (180635)

Information is collected on the cash receipts from the sale of NHS capital assets in annual audited summarisation schedules. Information is not available on the sale of assets which have not been capitalised. The following table includes sales by health authorities, strategic health authorities, primary care trusts and national health service trusts in London from 1 April 2000 to 31 March 2007 by financial year. Receipts include sales to other NHS organisations as well as to the private sector. Information is not held prior to 2000 by individual NHS bodies therefore 2000-01 is the earliest year which can be provided.

Receipts from the sale of NHS capital assets in London

Receipts from all capital assets (£000)

2000-01

141,962

2001-02

136,075

2002-03

93,876

2003-04

142,550

2004-05

143,272

2005-06

123,951

2006-07

84,122