§ Mr. Livsey
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will publish the total budget of family practitioner committees for the years 1988–89, 1989–90 and the predicted forecast for the year 1990–91; and if he will itemise the family practitioner committee budget breakdown for each health authority for each of the years identified above.
§ Sir Wyn Roberts
The financial allocations made to family practitioner committees in Wales—re-titled family health services authorities from 17 September 1990) for their administration revenue expenditure are shown in table 1.
Apart from identifying separately the amounts built in for certain fixed costs, over which an FHSA has no discretion, these cash-limited budgets are not disaggregated into discrete items when they are allocated. It is for each FHSA to decide how its administration revenue budget is best used in accordance with statutory requirements and such directions and guidance as might be given to them.73W
In addition to their administration revenue budgets, FHSAs are responsible with effect from the present financial year, for delegated, cash-limited, budgets covering expenditure on a proportion of general medical practitioners' practice staff and premises costs. These are shown for each FHSA in Wales at table 2.
Table 1 Administration revenue net allocation1 FPC/FHSA 1988–89 1989–90 1990–912 Clwyd 429 513 800 Dyfed 387 488 745 Gwent 500 622 920 Gwynedd 312 404 620 Mid Glamorgan 600 710 1,045 Powys 200 287 435 South Glamorgan 615 763 1,040 West Glamorgan 378 462 720 1 All figures in £'000s. 2 Latest approximate position; figures continue to be adjusted within year.
Table 2 Delegated budgets for general practitioners staff and premises partial reimbursement1 FPC/FHSA 1990–91 Clwyd 3,320 Dyfed 3,779 Gwent 4,261 Gwynedd 2,749 Mid Glamorgan 4,610 Powys 1,538 South Glamorgan 3,872 West Glamorgan 2,907 1 All figures £'000s.