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NHS: Finance

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 11th March 2019.

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Photo of Lord Hay of Ballyore Lord Hay of Ballyore DUP

To ask Her Majesty's Government how much additional funding they have provided to health services in the United Kingdom in the last three years.

Photo of Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

HM Treasury publishes expenditure on health services in the United Kingdom in its annual Country and Regional Analysis reports.

The additional expenditure, above a baseline of 2014-15, on health services in the United Kingdom in the last three years is set out in the following table.

Year

Additional funding above 2014-15

2015-16

£4.6 billion

2016-17

£8.3 billion

2017-18

£11.3 billion

It should be noted that these figures are not cumulative but represent the difference between the funding in each year and the baseline of 2014-15, i.e. £133.6 billion.

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