Health Education England: Finance:Written question - 47397

Asked by Dr Poulter
(Central Suffolk and North Ipswich)

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Asked on: 07 October 2016
Department of Health
Health Education England: Finance
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the budget for Health Education England (a) was in each year since 2012 and (b) will be for 2017-18.
Answered by: Mr Philip Dunne
Answered on: 17 October 2016

In 2012-13, the strategic health authorities nationally were allocated £4.879 billion to spend on education and training in the National Health Service. This budget was transferred to Health Education England (HEE) from 1 April 2013 when it assumed full operational responsibilities for workforce planning, education and training.

From 2013 to 2016, HEE received the following annual budget allocations from the Department: £4.867 billion in 2013/14; £4.933 billion in 2014/15; and £4.912 billion in 2015/16.

For the current year, HEE’s revenue allocation is £4.995 billion as at 31 July 2016. Further in-year capital and revenue allocations will be made to HEE later in this financial year.

HEE’s budget for 2017-18 is yet to be determined through the Departmental business planning process.

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