To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many newly qualified medical practitioners entered general practice in the United Kingdom in 1992.
A total of 1,250 newly qualified medical practitioners entered general practice in England between 1 July 1991 and 30 June 1992. Information relating to Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are matters for my right hon. Friends the Secretaries of State for Wales and Scotland and my right hon. and learned Friend the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.