§ Mr. Stringer
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much public funding has been allocated to health in Manchester, Blackley in each of the last seven years. 
§ Miss Melanie Johnson
The information is not available in the format requested. Expenditure per weighted head in the Greater Manchester Strategic Health Authority (SHA) area, which includes the constituency of Manchester, Blackley, has increased from £582.33 in 1997–98 to £992.61 in 2002–03 (the latest year available). This does not represent the total expenditure per head as an element of health expenditure cannot be identified by SHA area.