Health Service Expenditure

Health written question – answered on 28th February 2005.

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Photo of Ms Lorna Fitzsimons Ms Lorna Fitzsimons Labour, Rochdale

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the average health expenditure per head of population in Rochdale constituency was in (a) 1997 and (b) 2004.

Photo of Miss Melanie Johnson Miss Melanie Johnson Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Health

Information requested on expenditure based on individual constituencies is not collected.

However, the expenditure per weighted head of population in Bury and Rochdale health authority in 1996–97 was £645.61 and in the Greater Manchester strategic health authority (SHA) area in 2003–04 £1,097.30.


Bury and Rochdale Health Authority audited accounts 1996–97. Greater Manchester SHA audited summarisation forms 2003–04. Primary care trust audited summarisation schedules 2003–04 for bodies within the Greater Manchester area. Weighted population figures 1996–97 and 2003–04.

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