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Mental Health Services: Finance

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 39934, tabled on 19 July 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the NHS Long Term Plan, how much and what proportion of the £2.3 billion funding for mental health has been distributed; and what that funding has been spent on.

Answered on

12 August 2022

The NHS Long Term Plan allocated a minimum £2.3 billion a year for the expansion of mental health services in England by 2023/24. However, this information is not held in the format requested.

The ‘’NHS Mental Health Implementation Plan 2019/20 – 2023/24’ provides a summary of this investment which is available at the following link:

The NHS Mental Health Dashboard provides annual spending plans for National Health Service commissioning organisations, which is available at the following link: