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NHS: Finance

Question for Treasury

UIN 54275, tabled on 3 June 2020

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the net increase in £million per week of the budget for the NHS will be following the passing of the NHS funding bill for the years (a) 2020-1 (b) 2021-22, (c) 2022-3 and (d) 2023-4.

Answered on

8 June 2020

The NHS funding bill placed into law the historic increases to the NHS resource budget which were agreed for the five years from 2019-20.

The NHS resource budget is set on an annual basis with the NHS determining the weekly profile of their spending, but the bill guarantees- as a minimum- the following annual cash increases as compared to the 2018-19 year:

(a) 2020-21: £12,404m

(b) 2021-22: £18,680m

(c) 2022-23: £25,387m

(d) 2023-24: £33,864m

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Treasury
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