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.
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