HC Deb 22 March 1955 vol 538 c1859
36. Mr. Brooman-White

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the number of dental courses devoted to preservative work in Scotland in 1954, as compared with 1951.

Commander Galbraith

The number of courses of treatment, other than emergency extractions and the supply of dentures, increased from 603,000 in 1951 to 715,000 in 1954. The great majority of these courses were devoted to conservative work.

Mr. Brooman-White

Does not my right hon. and gallant Friend agree that these figures establish, especially after the reply to the previous Question, that there is now a very satisfactory rate of progress? Is he satisfied that the progress is likely to be maintained?

Commander Galbraith

I sincerely hope so.