§ Mr. Lidington
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what plans he has to fund Buckinghamshire health authority at its capitation level. 
§ Mr. Denham
[holding answer 30 March 2000]: Buckinghamshire health authority's share of the £660 million announced on 28 March 2000 is £8.1 million. Together with the allocation already announced, this brings their allocation for 2000–01 to £407.6 million, a total cash increase of 9.41 per cent. This is more than the average cash increase of 8.88 per cent.