To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how much (a) the Government and (b) local authorities in England spent on adult social care in each year since 2010 by region.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
1 March 2017
Local authorities spend on adult social care is financed through locally raised and retained income such as Council Tax and Business Rates and from centrally distributed revenue streams, such as the Better Care Fund, Revenue Support Grant and specific grants to local authorities and other organisations.
It is not possible to estimate all the elements of spend that go towards providing care from of each of these central government funding streams.
Information on adult social care spending by each and all local authorities in England is published on the Department’s website:
DCLG has not produced statistics at regional level since 2012, as per Ministerial Statement: