§ 55. Mr. Michael Marshall
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many qualified doctors left the National Health Service and emigrated during 1973, 1974 and 1975, respectively.
§ Mrs. Castle
Figures for the number of temporarily registered doctors emigrating are not available. 990 fully or provisionally registered doctors left the National Health Service and emigrated during 1973; of these 540 were born outside the United Kingdom and Irish Republic. The information requested is not available for 1974 and 1975, but I would refer the hon. Member to the reply my hon. Friend gave to my hon. Friend the Member for Gower (Mr. Davies) on 18th March for the total number of doctors who emigrated from Great Britain in those years.—[Vol. 907, c.629.]