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Departmental Policies (Hull, North)

Mr. McNamara: To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will set out, with statistical information relating as directly as possible to the Hull, North constituency, the effects on Hull, North of his Department's policies and actions since 2 May 1997. [150619]

Mr. Hutton [holding answer 5 March 2001]: Detailed information on the impact of Department of Health policies nationally is set out in the Department of Health Annual reports "Department of Health--Government Expenditure Plans 2000-01". A copy of the most recent report is available in the House of Commons Library and on the Department of Health website at www.doh.gov.uk/ dhreport.

The impact of policies is not examined by constituency and statistics collected centrally by the Department are not collected on a constituency basis.

My hon. Friend's constituency falls within the geographical area covered by East Riding and Hull health authority and East Riding of Yorkshire social services authority.

Increases in allocations between 1996-97 and 2001-02 for East Riding and Hull health authority are shown in the table.

Increases in allocations between 1996-97 and 2001-02

Increase
£ million (cash)113.3
£ million (real terms)72.6
Percentage (cash)38.73
Percentage (real terms)22.92

Note:

Increases for 1999-2000 onwards are for unified allocations which cover hospital and community health services, prescribing and discretionary family health services. Those for previous years cover hospital and community health services only.


East Riding and Hull health authority has also received additional funding for certain policies. This includes: £1.06 million for accident and emergency modernisation in 2000-01; £114,000, £225,000, £338,000 and £127,000 for improving cancer services (breast, colorectal, lung and cancer outpatients) in 1997-98, 1998-99, 1999-2000 and 2000-01 respectively; £333,000 to reduce waiting lists and times in 2000-01; £5.48 million to expand critical care services in 2000-01; £666,000 to deal with winter pressures in 2000-01 and £1.6 million, £2.06 million in 1997-98 and 1998-99 respectively; £1.08 million for heart disease services in 2000-01; £445,000 invested into dentistry in 2000-01.

In addition, my hon. Friend's constituents will benefit from the new £26 million major hospital development being developed at Hull Royal infirmary and the new £39 million major hospital development being developed at Castle Hill Hospital.

East Riding of Yorkshire local authority's personal social services standard spending assessment for 2001-02 compared with 1996-97 is set out in the table.

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Percentage increase
£ millionRealCash
1996-9732.644----
2001-0244.03919.534.9

In addition to the SSAs referred to, East Riding of Yorkshire local authority received additional funding in the form of a number of special and specific grants as set out in the table.

£000

1998-991999-20002000-012001-02
Special Transitional Grant(61)1.940------
Partnership grant(62)--1.3681.173 1.660
Prevention grant(62)--111168
Carers grant(63)--113257362
Children's grant(63)--216344863
MH Core grant241407470(64)548
Training Support Grant192189193(64)233

(61) The special transitional grant ended in 1998-99

(62) The partnership and prevention grants have been combined in 2001-02 and called the promoting independence grant

(63) The carers' and children's grants were introduced in 1999-2000

(64) Indicative allocation


Departmental Policies

(Houghton and Washington, East)

Mr. Kemp: To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will set out, with statistical information relating as directly as possible to the constituency, the effects on Houghton and Washington, East of his Department's actions since 2 May 1997. [152991]

Mr. Hutton: Detailed information on the impact of Department of Health policies nationally is set out in the Department of Health Annual reports. A copy of the most recent report "Department of Health--Government Expenditure Plans 2000-01" is available in the House of Commons Library and on the Department of Health website at www.doh.gov.uk/dhreport.

The impact of policies is not examined by constituency and statistics collected centrally by the Department are not collected on a constituency basis.

My hon. Friend's constituency falls within the geographical area covered by Sunderland health authority and Sunderland social services authority.

Increases in allocations between 1996-97 and 2001-02 for Sunderland HA are set out in the table.

Increases in allocations between 1996-97 and 2001-02

Increase
£ million (cash)64.1
£ million (real terms)41.4
Percentage (cash)39.37
Percentage (real terms)23.49

Note:

Increases for 1999-2000 onwards are for unified allocations which cover hospital and community health services, prescribing and discretionary family health services. Those for previous years cover hospital and community health services only.


Sunderland health authority has also received additional funding for certain policies. This includes: £600,000 for accident and emergency modernisation in 2000-01; £64,000, £131,000, £202,000 and £139,000 for improving

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cancer services (breast, colorectal, lung and cancer outpatients) in 1997-98, 1998-99, 1999-2000 and 2000-01 respectively; £580,000 to reduce waiting lists and times in 2000-01; £1.8 million to expand critical care services in 2000-01; £392,000 to deal with winter pressures in 2000-01 and £880,000, £1.05 million in 1997-98 and 1998-99 respectively; and £119,000 for heart disease services in 2000-01.

In addition, my hon. Friend's constituents will benefit from the new £22 million major hospital development that has opened at Sunderland Royal Hospital.

Sunderland personal social services standard spending assessment for 2001-02 compared with 1996-97 is set out in the table.

Percentage increase
£ millionRealCash
1996-9746.016----
2001-0261.49918.432.0

In addition to the SSAs referred to, Sunderland local authority received additional funding in the form of a number of special and specific grants as set out in the table.

£000

1998-991999-20002000-012001-02
Special Transitional Grant(65)1.940------
Partnership grant(66)--1.3681.173 1.660
Prevention grant(66)--111168
Carers grant(67)--113257362
Children's grant(67)--216344863
MH Core grant361582661(68)994
Training Support Grant192189193(68)233

(65) The special transitional grant ended in 1998-99

(66) The partnership and prevention grants have been combined in 2001-02 and called the promoting independence grant

(67) The carers' and children's grants were introduced in 1999-2000

(68) Indicative allocation


Departmental Policies (London)

Ms Buck: To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will set out, with statistical information relating as directly as possible to the Kensington and Chelsea and Cities of London and Westminster constituencies the effects of his Department's policies and actions since 2 May 1997; and if he will make a statement. [152273]

Mr. Denham: The information requested has been placed in the Library.

Departmental Policies (Hemsworth)

Mr. Trickett: To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will set out, with statistical information relating as directly to the locations as possible, the effects of his Department's policies and actions since 2 May 1997 on (a) Hemsworth constituency and (b) Wakefield district. [153001]

Mr. Hutton: Detailed information on the impact of Department of Health policies nationally is set out in the Department of Health Annual reports. A copy of the most recent report "Department of Health--Government

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Expenditure Plans 2000-01" is available in the House of Commons Library and on the Department of Health website at www.doh.gov.uk/dhreport.

The impact of policies is not examined by constituency and statistics collected centrally by the Department are not collected on a constituency basis.

My hon. Friend's constituency falls within the geographical area covered by Wakefield health authority and Wakefield social services authority.

Increases in allocations between 1996-97 and 2001-02 for Wakefield health authority are set out in the table.

Increases in allocations between 1996-97 and 2001-02

Increase
£ million (cash)64.8
£ million (real terms)40.9
Percentage (cash)37.09
Percentage (real terms)21.47

Note:

Increases for 1999-2000 onwards are for unified allocations which cover hospital and community health services, prescribing and discretionary family health services. Those for previous years cover hospital and community health services only.


Wakefield health authority has also received additional funding for certain policies. This includes: £815,000 for accident and emergency modernisation in 2000-01; £97,000, £171,000, £201,000 and £134,000 for improving cancer services (breast, colorectal, lung and cancer outpatients) in 1997-98, 1998-99, 1999-2000 and 2000-01 respectively; £824,000 to reduce waiting lists and times in 2000-01; £193,000 to expand critical care services in 2000-01; £1.7 million to deal with winter pressures in 2000-01 and £1.7 million, 1.06 million in 1998-98 and 1998-99 respectively; £138,000 for heart disease services in 2000-01; and £20,000 invested into dentistry in 2000-01.

In addition, my hon. Friend's constituents will benefit from the new £164 million major hospital development that is being developed at Pinderfields General Hospital and Pontefract General Infirmary.

Wakefield personal social services standard spending assessment for 2001-02 compared with 1996-97 is set out in the table.

Percentage increase
£ millionRealCash
1996-9743.218----
2001-0258.45019.835.2

In addition to the SSAs referred to, Wakefield local authority received additional funding in the form of a number of special and specific grants as set out in the table.

£000s

1998-991999-20002000-012001-02
Special transitional grant(69)1,940------
Partnership grant(70)--1,3681,173 1,660
Prevention grant(70)--111168
Carers grant(71)--113257362
Children's grant(71)--216344863
MH Core grant332561689(72)813
Training support grant192189193(72)233

(69) The special transitional grant ended in 1998-99

(70) The partnership and prevention grants have been combined in 2001-02 and called the promoting independence grant

(71) The carers' and children's grants were introduced in 1999-2000

(72) Indicative allocation


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