To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the £200 million allocated to the Cancer Transformation Funding, how much funding each Cancer Alliance (a) received in (i) 2017-2018 and (ii) 2018-2019; and (b) how much such funding remains outstanding.
NHS England is allocating £200 million transformation funding in 2017/18 and 2018/19 to support Cancer Alliances to deliver improvements in faster and earlier diagnosis and quality of life for people living with a cancer diagnosis. Over £72 million was released in 2017/18 to support Cancer Alliances to transform cancer services. A further £9 million went to Greater Manchester to support its Cancer Alliance, as part of a devolution agreement.
For 2018/19, the allocation for each Cancer Alliance is as follows:
Total Funding (£)
West Yorkshire and Harrogate
Cheshire and Merseyside
Lancashire and South Cumbria
Humber, Coast and Vale
Kent and Medway
Surrey and Sussex
UCLH Cancer Collaborative
The figures above include both the revenue and capital funding allocated to each Alliance.