Decisions on spending allocations for individual services are a matter for the local national health service. Revenue allocations to primary care trusts (PCTs) for 2009-10 and 2010-11 were announced on 8 December 2008. PCTs received an average increase of 5.5 per cent. in 2009-10 and will receive an average increase of 5.5 per cent. 2010-11, a total increase in funding of £8.6 billion.