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Volume 79: debated on Friday 17 May 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services, pursuant to his reply of 4 April, Official Report, column 768. what were the names of the drugs in respect of which manufacturers gave the top 10 highest discounts in 1983; what was the cost of prescribing those drugs to the National Health Service per dispensing doctor and per ordinary general practitioner in 1983; and what was the cost in the last year before discounts were introduced.

[pursuant to his reply, 16 May 1985, c. 218]: We do not have the information requested on the discounts of individual drugs.