HC Deb 17 November 1970 vol 806 cc369-70W
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.

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.