NHS Capital Expenditure

Health written question – answered on 12th December 2005.

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Photo of Francis Maude Francis Maude Shadow Minister without Portfolio, Party Chair, Conservative Party

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the total NHS capital expenditure has been in each year since 1990.

Photo of Liam Byrne Liam Byrne Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health) (Care Services)

The table shows public capital expenditure from 1990–91 to 2004–05.

In addition, private sector investment through the private finance initiative in national health service facilities is estimated to have reached £4 billion to date. Of the 139 hospital schemes authorised to go-ahead, 56 are complete with 32 under construction. The estimated total value of schemes authorised to proceed is over £19 billion.

41 NHS local improvement finance trust schemes totalling around £700 million have reached financial close.

NHS public capital expenditure: England—1990–91 to 2004–05
Capital net NHS expenditure

(£ billions)

Percentage increase Percentage real terms increase(50)
Cash(51)
1990–91 Outturn 1.426 16.7 8.2
1991–92 Outturn 1.524 6.9 0.8
1992–93 Outturn 1.752 15.0 11.4
1993–94 Outturn 1.594 -9.0 -11.3
1994–95 Outturn 1.865 17.0 15.2
1995–96 Outturn 1.736 -6.9 -9.5
1996–97 Outturn 1.341 -22.7 -25.4
1997–98 Outturn 1.089 -18.8 -21.1
1998–99 Outturn 0.808 -25.9 -27.7
Resource budgeting stage 1(52)
1999–2000 Outturn 0.908
2000–01 Outturn 1.246 37.2 35.4
2001–02 Outturn 1.732 39.0 35.7
2002–03 Outturn 2.107 21.7 17.9
Resource budgeting stage 2(53)(5508520054)
2003–04 Outturn 2.451
2004–05 Estimated Outturn

3.396

38.5 35.6

(50)Based on the gross domestic product deflator series as at 29 September 2005.

(51)Expenditure pre 1999–2000 is on a cash basis.

(52)Expenditure figures from 1999–2000 to 2002–03 are on a stage one resource budgeting basis. Cash figures in 1999–2000 were £0.963 billion, a real terms increase of 16.9 per cent. on the previous year.

(53)Expenditure figures from 2003–04 to 2007–08 are on a stage two resource budgeting basis.

(54)The resource budgeting stage 2 expenditure figures shown for 2003–04 and 2004–05 are consistent with table 3.4 in the 2005 departmental report.

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