§ Mr. Elystan Morgan
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what is the average cost of National Health Service prescriptions in Wales; and how this compares with the average for the United Kingdom.
§ Mr. Peter Thomas
The information is not readily available in the form requested. The average cost of National Health Service prescriptions dispensed by chemists in Wales for the period January to November, 1971, the latest period for which comparable figures are available, was 78.10p. The figure for England and Wales was 75.61p.