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NHS: Finance

Health written question – answered on 21st May 2008.

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Photo of John Whittingdale John Whittingdale Chair, Culture, Media and Sport Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Health

(1) how much Mid Essex primary care trust received per capita in the latest period for which figures are available;

(2) what the average level of per capita funding for primary care trusts in England was in the latest period for which figures are available;

(3) which primary care trusts received (a) the highest and (b) the lowest level of per capita funding in the latest period for which figures are available.

Photo of Ben Bradshaw Ben Bradshaw Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (South West), The Minister of State, Department of Health

The latest year for which data are available is 2008-09. Table 1 as follows provides the revenue allocation per head of unweighted population made to Mid Essex primary care trust (PCT) for 2008-09, and it also includes the average level of funding per capita for PCTs in England for the same period.

Table 2 as follows shows the PCTs receiving the highest and the lowest level of funding per capita in 2008-09.

Table 1
2008-09 allocation per head (£)
Mid Essex PCT 1,187
England average 1,449
Table 2
PCT 2008-09 allocation per head (£) Rank of allocation per head
Islington PCT 2,066 Highest allocation
South Gloucestershire PCT 1,178 Lowest allocation

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