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Maternity Services: Finance

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 118633, tabled on 4 February 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of the NHS budget was spent on NHS maternity services in each year since 2015.

Answered on

15 March 2022

The information requested is shown in the following table. This is taken from Reference Costs data to 2019/20, the most recent data available.

Financial year

Proportion of National Health Service budget

2015/16

2.5%

2016/17

2.6%

2017/18

2.6%

2018/19

2.5%

2019/20

2.3%