Mental Health Services

Department of Health written question – answered on 9th January 2018.

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Photo of Ian Lavery Ian Lavery Co-National Campaign Coordinator, Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office), Party Chair, Labour Party

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the proportion of the total healthcare budget that is spent on mental health provision.

Photo of Jackie Doyle-Price Jackie Doyle-Price The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

The Mental Health Five Year Forward View Dashboard reports that mental health spend represented 12.7% of the overall allocations made to clinical commissioning groups in 2016/17.

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