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Volume 461: debated on Monday 18 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health which dispensing appliance contractors hold a market share of more than 5 per cent.; and what percentage market share each holds. (140410)

There are two distinct sectors in the dispensing appliance contractor market: incontinence and stoma. Given this, the number of contractors in each sector that have more than a 5 per cent. share of the dispensing appliance contracting market is as follows:

Number of companies with > 5 per cent. share of market





1 These figures are based on the net ingredient value for the period January 2005 to June 2006.

The names of these companies—and their specific market share—are not publicly available, as the information is commercially confidential.