§ 87. Sir E. Bullus
asked the Minister of Health how much it is estimated has been lost to the Exchequer since the National Health prescription charges w ere abolished in 1964.
§ 88. Mr. Fisher
asked the Minister of Health if he will state the criteria for defining the chronic sick for exemption from the 2s. 6d. prescription charge; and whether he proposes that the responsibility for interpreting this in individual cases will fall upon general practitioners.
§ Mr. K. Robinson
This matter is to be discussed with general practitioner82W representatives with a view to laying down centrally objective criteria for establishing entitlement to exemption.