HC Deb 29 April 1976 vol 910 c145W
Mr. Reid

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the average National Health Service prescription cost, including dispensing fees, in Scotland in 1966, 1970, 1974 and the latest available date.

Mr. Harry Ewing

The average cost of a National Health Service prescription dispensed by chemists and appliance suppliers in Scotland was 55.6p in the financial year 1966–67, 111.5p in 1974–75, and 147p in the 10-month period to January 1976—the latest month for which information is available.

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