§ Sir Harold Wilson
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what was the total cost of the Merseyside regional health council excluding disbursements to subordinate authorities for the last financial year for which statistics are available.
§ Mr. Ennals
In 1977–78 the revenue expenditure of the Mersey regional health authority totalled £6,645,425; services provided directly by the authority accounted for £4,952,919 and administration £1,692,506. Expenditure on capital projects was £17,527,553.