§ 18. Mr. Favell
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many general medical practitioners there are now compared with 1979; and what difference this has made to the average list size.
§ Mr. Kenneth Clarke
At 1 October 1979, in England, the number of unrestricted principals in general medical practice was 21,357 and the average list size 2,286. The corresponding figures for 1 October 1983 are 23,254 and 2,116.