Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

Part of Department for Work and Pensions – in the House of Commons at 6:45 pm on 2nd July 2019.

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Photo of Clive Betts Clive Betts Chair, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee 6:45 pm, 2nd July 2019

I take a different point of view. When public health was the responsibility of the NHS, the money was kept within the NHS budget, and increased each year in line with NHS funding. Since the transfer to local government, the funds have been cut substantially in real terms. Let us return public health funding to a level at which local government will really deliver.