To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to Autumn Budget 2017, what recent estimate his Department has made of the (a) Resources Department Expenditure Limit (RDEL) and (b) Capital Department Expenditure Limit for his Department in (i) 2017-18, (ii) 2018-19, 2019/20 and (iii) 2020-21.
The Department’s Resource Departmental Expenditure Limit (RDEL) and Capital Departmental Expenditure Limit (CDEL) for the years 2017-18 – 2020-21 are outlined below:
RDEL (£ billion)
CDEL (£ billion)
Of that total funding, National Health Service funding is confirmed each year in the Financial Directions to the NHS Mandate. Funding for the years up to 2020-21 can be found here:
The NHS Mandate and Financial Directions are refreshed on an annual basis and the latest can be found here:
The next NHS Mandate refresh will reflect funding adjustments following the recent Budget announcements.