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National Health Service Charges

Volume 650: debated on Friday 1 December 1961

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asked the Minister of Health how much has accrued from the increased health service charges and contributions to date; and what is the estimate for the current financial year.

The estimated revenue (England and Wales) in the current financial year from the National Health Service contribution and the charges for prescriptions, dentures, spectacle lenses and amenity beds is about £164½ million of which some £96 million had been received by 31st October.