Public Health: Finance

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 30th November 2018.

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Photo of Thangam Debbonaire Thangam Debbonaire Opposition Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much funding has been allocated to local authorities for the local authority public health grant in each year between 2014 and 2020.

Photo of Steve Brine Steve Brine The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

The information requested is shown in the following table.

Year

Public Health Grant Allocation (£ billion)

2013/14

2.663

2014/15

2.795

2015/161

3.031

2016/17

3.387

2017/182

3.304

2018/19

3.219

Notes:

1Funding public health services for children aged 0-5 was transferred from the NHS to local authorities from October 2015.

2Includes funding retained by the Greater Manchester local authority as part of a business rate retention pilot not allocated as grant.

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