HC Deb 10 May 1973 vol 856 cc171-2W
Mr. Knox

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what was the average number of courses of treatment completed per full-time dental officer in the school dental service in 1971 and 1972; and what the comparable figure was for the county of Staffordshire.

Mr. St. John-Stevas

In the following figures, some allowance is made for staff- ing fluctuations during the year. The work of dental auxiliaries is included.

1971 1972
England and Wales 880 Not yet available
Staffordshire 850 885

This information is collected annually. Not all returns have been received from local education authorities in respect of 1972.

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