NHS: Procurement:Written question - 33720

Q
Asked by Andrew Gwynne
(Denton and Reddish)
Asked on: 13 April 2016
Department of Health
NHS: Procurement
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many NHS organisations complied with the 30 day target for the payment of subcontractors set by the Government in the last period for which figures are available.
A
Answered by: George Freeman
Answered on: 20 April 2016

Figures on the number of National Health Service bodies recording instances of expenditure incurred under the ‘Late payment of commercial debt (Interest) Act 1998’, where it was incurred with non-NHS bodies, in the last three years, are provided in the following table.

Sector

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

NHS Trust

19

21

18

NHS Foundation Trust

9

14

15

Clinical Commissioning Groups1

0

N/A

N/A

Primary Care Trusts2

5

0

0

Strategic Health Authorities2

0

0

0

Total

33

35

33

  1. Did not exist in 2012/13
  2. Did not exist after 2012/13

Figures on the number of NHS bodies meeting the 30 day payment target for subcontractors, where the information is available from the central accounts returns made to the Department are shown in the following table.

Sector

NHS Trusts

Entities meeting Target

25

Total Entities in sector

99

Grouped Questions: 33719

Share this page