§ Mr. Andrew Turner
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what was the cost per head of(a) emergency and (b) non-emergency ambulance services in (i) Shropshire, (ii) Wiltshire and (iii) the Isle of Wight in the last financial year. 
§ Ms Blears
I apologise to the hon. Member for the delay in responding to this question. I refer him to the reply that my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State gave my hon. Friend the Member for Blackpool, North and Fleetwood (Mrs. Humble) on 5 March 2002,Official Report, column 192W.
The information requested is shown in the table.
Expenditure per head of population £ Ambulance trust Non-emergency services Emergency services Shropshire's community and mental health services NHS trust 0.99 14.88 Wiltshire ambulance service NHS trust 2.44 12.40 Isle of Wight health care NHS trust 3.42 11.45
Annual financial returns of NHS trusts 2000–01
Weighted population estimates 2000–01