§ Q94. Sir David Price
asked the Prime Minister whether she will make it her policy to continue to put more real resources into the National Health Service as part of her investment plans; and whether she will make a statement.
§ The Prime Minister
This Government have increased spending on the National Health Service by 24 per cent. in real terms, including a planned increase of 3 per cent. in real terms in this financial year. Further real increases are planned in each of 1987–88 and 1988–89. The plans will be reviewed in the public expenditure survey.