§ Mr. Woolmer
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services (1) what are the numbers of dentists in (a) the Dewsbury district of the Kirklees area health authority and (b) the Leeds western district of the Leeds area health authority; and what are the corresponding numbers of persons per dentist;661W
(2) how many dentists practise in the Batley and Morley constituency; and what is the number of persons per dentist in the constituency;
(3) what are the numbers of dentists in (a) the Kirklees area health authority, (b) the Leeds area health authority, (c) the Yorkshire region and (d) England and Wales; and what are the corresponding numbers of persons per dentist.
§ Dr. Vaughan
Following are the latest available figures:
Dentists* Persons per Dentist† Kirklees AHA … 67 5,625 Leeds AHA … 205 3,580 Yorkshire RHA … 791 4,501 England and Wales … 12,517 3,906 *Dentists at 30 September 1978 providing National Health Service general dental services excluding dentists employed by health authorities. † Based on population at 30 June 1977.
Information about numbers of general dental practitioners in particular districts and constituencies is not recorded centrally.