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S5W-03982: Anas Sarwar (Glasgow)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 24 October 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how much funding it has provided to tackle childhood obesity levels and for maintaining healthy child weight in each of the last five years, also broken down by NHS Board.

Answered by: Aileen Campbell 10 November 2016

The Scottish Government has provided the following funding to NHS Boards for tackling childhood obesity and child healthy weight since 2012-13.

NHS Board

2012-13 allocation

£

2013-14 allocation

£

2014-15 allocation

£

2015-16 allocation

£

NHS Ayrshire and Arran

147,281

147,000

142,750

139,790

NHS Borders

59,273

59,000

58,127

57,591

NHS Dumfries and Galloway

74,705

74,000

72,257

71,084

NHS Fife

138,684

138,000

131,603

129,477

NHS Forth Valley

115,581

115,000

110,565

109,247

NHS Grampian

181,460

181,000

178,389

176,815

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

427,116

427,000

381,390

370,003

NHS Highland

129,259

129,00

126,893

125,092

NHS Lanarkshire

206,325

206,000

219,837

217,119

NHS Lothian

266,113

266,000

250,458

248,158

NHS Orkney

32,005

32,000

32,963

32,542

NHS Shetland

32,396

32,000

32,563

32,5471

NHS Tayside

154,369

154,000

146,361

143,988

NHS Western Isles

35,434

35,000

35,990

35,623

Total

2,000,001

1,995,000

1,919,849

1,889,000

The 2016-17 Budget introduced an Outcomes Framework, a single source of funding to NHS Boards for a number of strategic priorities such as prevention and reducing inequalities. It amalgamates a number of individual funding allocations into a single allocation with a value of £161.2 million across all NHS Boards. Funding for child healthy weigh is included in the Outcomes Framework. NHS Boards have the flexibility to meet agreed outcomes within the overall framework value with individual programmes losing their financial identity.