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Gloucester Family Practitioner Committee

Volume 124: debated on Friday 18 December 1987

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To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services (1) if he will make a statement regarding the current level of services provided by the Gloucester family practitioner committee;(2) how many general medical practitioners have been employed by the Gloucester family practitioner committee for each of the most recent five years for which figures are available;(3) how much the Gloucester family practitioner committee has spent on revenue services for each of the last five years for which figures are available; and if he will express the figures in actual and in constant 1987 prices;(4) how many general dental practitioners have been under contract to the Gloucester family practitioner committee for each of the most recent five years for which figures are available.

[holding answer 11 December 1987]: Following is the information requested:

1982–83 £ million1983–84 £ million1984–85 £ million1985–86 £ million1986–87 £ million
Revenue expenditure1 on Family Practitioner Services (actual):27·6129·2232·1234·0337·77
Revenue expenditure1 on Family Practitioner Services (1986–87) prices):32·9333·3235·0935·0537·77
Revenue expenditure2 on Family Practitioner Committee administration (actual):0·410·43
Revenue expenditure2 on Family Practitioner Committee adminstration (1986–87 prices):0·430·43
Notes:
1 Includes medical, dental, pharmaceutical and opthalmic services·
2 Figures not available before 1985–86 when FPCs became independent of District Health Authorities·
The performance of this FPC is due to be reviewed by my noble Friend, on 22 January, 1988.