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NHS: Finance

Department of Health written question – answered on 29th June 2017.

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Photo of Justin Madders Justin Madders Shadow Minister (Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make it his policy to increase NHS spending in line with increases in GDP.

Photo of Philip Dunne Philip Dunne The Minister of State, Department of Health

The Government is committed to increasing the National Health Service budget to ensure patients can get the care they need. NHS spending will increase by £8 billion in real terms to the end of the Parliament. But the funding of the NHS is inextricably linked to other factors such as the performance of the economy and the impact of Brexit.

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