Mental Health Services: Children and Young People

Department of Health written question – answered on 7th November 2017.

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Photo of Lord Porter of Spalding Lord Porter of Spalding Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government how much of the £1.25 billion of the Future in Mind funding announced in the March 2015 Budget has been spent by Clinical Commissioning Groups in local areas; and which organisations have received that funding.

Photo of Lord O'Shaughnessy Lord O'Shaughnessy The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

As set out in Implementing the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health, the planned allocations to clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) over five years from 2016/17 of the additional funding to support implementation are shown in the table.







Planned allocation to CCGs1 (millions)






Source: Implementing the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health (NHS England)

Note: 1This does not include funding for eating disorders.

For 2016/17, £119 million was allocated as part of CCG budgets as planned. In the previous year, 2015/16, £75 million was allocated to CCGs.

NHS England’s Five Year Forward View for Mental Health dashboard shows how much each CCG is spending on children’s mental health, as part of the robust assurance processes we have put in place.

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