Mental Health Services: Expenditure

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 3rd July 2020.

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Photo of Daniel Poulter Daniel Poulter Conservative, Central Suffolk and North Ipswich

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, by (a) how much and (b) what percentage expenditure on NHS mental health services in England increased by in each year since 2010.

Photo of Nadine Dorries Nadine Dorries Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

The available information is shown in the following table and includes total spend on mental health services, including learning disabilities and dementia.

Year

England £ million

Year on year increase £ million

Year on year increase %

2015/16

10,978.9

-

-

2016/17

11,601.9

623.0

5.7

2017/18

11,976.0

374.1

3.2

2018/19

12,513.2

537.2

4.5

2019/20

not yet available

-

-

Source: NHS Mental Health Dashboard, NHS England

The Department and the National Health Service do not hold financial data at a sufficiently granular level to provide the information requested prior to 2015/16.

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