To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services what was the cost of producing and distributing the brochure on primary health care recently issued by his Department.
Production of the brochure and delivery to distribution points cost £77,800. Personal copies were then sent to some 70,000 doctors, dentists, opticians and pharmacists in the United Kingdom. Distribution was arranged locally by family practitioner committees and health boards. Details of these and other incidental costs are not available centrally.