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NHS Trusts: Repairs and Maintenance

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 100401, tabled on 7 October 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the total cost to the public purse was of tackling the maintenance backlog in NHS Trusts in 2019-20.

Answered on

14 October 2020

Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, the collection and publication of the Estates Returns Information Collection 2019-20 has been delayed. Its publication date has yet to be confirmed for 2021 but the National Health Service intends to publish as soon as is practicable. This includes the level of backlog maintenance. Data for 2018-19 and previous years is available at the following link:

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Department of Health and Social Care