The Care Quality Commission (CQC) requires inspection teams to visit hospital trusts and care homes for sustained periods. This allows the CQC to carry out its investigative functions and provide a thorough assessment of provider performance. The following table provides the costs incurred by the CQC on hotels and accommodation for the relevant years. Costs relating to the accounting period for 2019/20 have not been included as the accounts and audit have not yet completed.
Expenditure on hotels and accommodation by Financial Year