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Health Services: Waiting Lists

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 86525, tabled on 3 December 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much of the funding increase for the NHS announced in the Autumn Budget and Spending Review 2021 will be spent on reducing waiting lists in the NHS in England.

Answered on

9 December 2021

We have made £2 billion available this year to start to tackle the backlog. Over the next three years, we plan to spend more than £8 billion to support elective recovery and reduce waiting lists in England.