§ Mr. Kirkwood
To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what was the total funding of care in the community in 199394; and what the projected amount will be for the next five years;
(2) if she will make a statement on the present funding for care in the community.
§ Mr. Bowis
The information requested is not available in the precise form requested. Total health and personal social services expenditure on services for mentally ill people for 199293 was £2.5 billion. These figures only include spending by the voluntary and private sector where purchased by health and social services.