HC Deb 24 July 1973 vol 860 c549W
Dr. Sunimerskill

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether there have been any recent increases in the expenditure levels on the training of nurses; and, if not, why not.

Sir K. Joseph

Expenditure on nurse training by the General Nursing Council in England in the financial year 1972–73 is provisionally estimated at £8–2 million which is 32 per cent. more than in the financial year 1970–71. For the current financial year 1973–74 I have approved a further increase in expenditure to £8–6 million.

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