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NHS: Finance

Volume 504: debated on Friday 29 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the primary care trust gross expenditure was in each programme budgeting category (a) nationally, (b) in each region and (c) in each primary care trust in London in each of the last five years. (313688)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health which medical categories fall within the programme budgeting category entitled ‘Other' used to categorise primary care trust programme budgeting expenditure; and on which 10 of these medical categories most has been spent. (313689)

Expenditure on general and personal medical services made up 64 per cent. of primary care trust expenditure within the ‘other’ programme budgeting category in the 2008-09 financial year. This expenditure cannot be broken down into medical categories.

The remaining 34 per cent. was made up of other miscellaneous expenditure for which a further breakdown of expenditure is not available. Information on the types of activity which contribute to other miscellaneous expenditure has been placed in the Library.