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Dentistry: Registration

Volume 489: debated on Friday 20 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what meetings Ministers in his Department have had with the General Dental Council on the annual registration fee for dental care professionals in the last 12 months; (264394)

(2) what evidence his Department evaluated prior to its endorsement of the General Dental Council's annual fee registration requirement.

The General Dental Council is responsible for setting its fees and the Department has no role in the approval or endorsement of these fees.

There have been no meetings about registration fees for dental care professionals in the past 12 months between the Department's Ministers and the General Dental Council.