Policy paper

NHS mandate 2020 to 2021

The government's mandate to NHS England and NHS Improvement sets out their objectives and budgets for 2020 to 2021.



The government’s mandate to NHS England with its remit for NHS Improvement confirms the objectives and budget for the year ahead. The financial directions provide further details on how NHS England’s budget is broken down.

Published 25 March 2020
Last updated 25 March 2021 + show all updates
  1. A revised mandate has been published with updated budget figures in section 2. Revised financial directions have also been published.

  2. First published.