§ 20. Mr. Shersby
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what was the number of courses of dental treatment carried out under the National Health Service for the most recent year compared with the number in 1969–70.
§ Sir K. Joseph
For England, the numbers of courses of dental treatment provided, including cases of emergency treatment, were 19.9 million in 1970 and 22.5 million in 1972, an increase over the two-year period of 13 per cent.