HC Deb 31 January 1964 vol 688 c96W
Mr. Pavitt

asked the Minister of Health how many Medresco transistor hearing aids were purchased by his Department in each of the last three years; and what was the annual cost.

Mr. Braine

Following is the information:

Financial Year Number Cost
1960–61 180,564 862,000
1961–62 209,000 1,014,000
1962–63 149,532 866,000
The cost of repairs and of components for repair and replacement of aids—including valve aids—is included in these figures: the cost of batteries is not included.