§ 49. Mr. Gregor Mackenzie
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what was the average cost of each prescription dispensed in 1965 and in each subsequent year to the present date.
§ Sir K. Joseph
As the Answer consists of a table of figures I will, with permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.370W
Following are the figures: The average total cost in England was as follows: 1965—10s. 3d.; 1966—10s. 7d.; 1967—10s. 9d.; 1968—11s. 4d.; 1969—12s. 5d.