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Doctors (Pay)

Volume 939: debated on Friday 25 November 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the average pay of (a) general practitioners in single-doctor practices and (b) all general practitioners in the United Kingdom for the most recent available date.

Budget Report for 1977–78 is also incorporated. The significant increases in the marriage fees result from a more detailed examination of costs.

there is no reliable information about the earnings of single-handed general medical practitioners from the National Health Service. The average net income per practitioner in respect of general medical services in Great Britain, in 1974–75, the latest year for which firm figures are available, was £6,250.