§ Mr. Weetch
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what are the figures for the amounts scheduled per dentist in the General Dental Services of the National Health Service for the months April to September 1985 inclusive; and what are the comparable figures for the equivalent months from 1981 to 1984 inclusive.
§ Mr. Hayhoe
The information requested is not available on a monthly basis. The average amounts scheduled per dentist* in England and Wales for the quarters April to June and June to September in each of the years 1981 to 1985 are as follows:
April to June £ July to September £ 1981 9,527 8,998 1982 10,643 9,968 1983 10,714 10,537 1984 11,328 11,227 1985 11,556 11,941 * Excluding dentists who did not work in the GDS for the whole year (ending in September), and a small number in other groups.